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WestEd’s high-quality publications and resources are designed to inform and engage professionals in a variety of fields including K–12 education, early childhood, and health and justice. Browse our professional development materials, original research, practical tools, archived webinars, and more.

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Creating Trauma-Informed Learning Environments

This brief, produced by the Mid-Atlantic Comprehensive Center at WestEd, offers five important actions teachers can take to design trauma-sensitive ...
Fostering Collaboration Between District and Charter Schools: A Toolkit for State and Local Leaders
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Fostering Collaboration Between District and Charter Schools: A Toolkit for State and Local Leaders

This toolkit helps policymakers facilitate collaboration between public and charter schools to improve education quality and increase school-choice access for all students.
Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative Scale-Up: Study of Four States
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Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative Scale-Up: Study of Four States

This report documents how four states have scaled-up the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative, summarizes lessons learned from implementation, and presents key findings that can inform ...

Early Childhood Development & Learning

Behavioral Assessment of Baby’s Emotional & Social Style (BABES) Toolkit
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Behavioral Assessment of Baby’s Emotional & Social Style (BABES) Toolkit: Intervention...

The BABES Toolkit assists early childhood professionals to identify, and to help families address, areas in which their infants and toddlers may be exhibiting challenging behavior.
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Including Relationship-Based Care Practices in Infant-Toddler Care: Implications for Practice and...

This brief describes the practices and provides the research to support relationship-based infant and toddler care.
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Incorporating Early Learning Strategies in the School Improvement Grants (SIG) Program: How Three...

This resource examines case studies of schools that used SIG funds to implement early learning strategies.