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District Readiness to Support School Turnaround: A Guide for State Education Agencies and Districts, 2nd Edition
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District Readiness to Support School Turnaround: A Guide for State Education Agencies and...

This updated document guides state education agencies and districts in assessing a district’s readiness to support school turnaround initiatives.
Education Budget Strategies for Challenging Times: How California School Districts Are Addressing the Silent Recession
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Education Budget Strategies for Challenging Times: How California School Districts Are Addressing...

This paper describes how districts throughout California are addressing these financial challenges. The paper draws from research literature and interviews with business leaders from school ...
English Learners in STEM Subjects: Transforming Classrooms, Schools, and Lives
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English Learners in STEM Subjects: Transforming Classrooms, Schools, and Lives (Consensus Study...

This book examines the research on English language learners' learning, teaching, and assessment in STEM subjects, and provides guidelines on how to improve learning outcomes in STEM for these ...

College & Career

Multiple Paths Forward: Diversifying Mathematics as a Strategy for College Success
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Multiple Paths Forward: Diversifying Mathematics as a Strategy for College Success

This report, written for community college practitioners, details how colleges are creating math pathways that are aligned with students’ programs of study.
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Reading for Understanding: How Reading Apprenticeship Improves Disciplinary Learning in Secondary...

This significantly updated edition of Reading for Understanding shows how teachers and students can work together to boost literacy, engagement, and achievement.
Cover for The College Promise in California: A Collection of Program Profiles
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The College Promise in California: A Collection of Program Profiles

California’s College Promise programs are making community college affordable for low- and middle-income students. Learn about this key initiative.