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“We Shake Hands at the Door”: How a Focus on Relationships Is Driving Improvement in Chula Vista
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“We Shake Hands at the Door”: How a Focus on Relationships Is Driving Improvement in Chula Vista

Learn how strong relationship-building – teacher to student, student to student, teacher to teacher, and administrator to teacher – guides improvement efforts in San Diego’s Chula Vista ...
Building a Foundation for School Discipline Reform: Action Steps for States to Improve the Collection and Use of Data on School Discipline
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Building a Foundation for School Discipline Reform: Action Steps for States to Improve the...

Learn five key steps that state education agencies can take to improve how they collect, publicly report, and use school discipline data.
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Perkins V Implementation: Aligning Career Pathways to Your Region’s Labor Market

Join this webinar to hear how the Nevada Department of Education uses data scenarios to ground conversations and planning during their transition to the Strengthening Career and Technical ...

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.