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How Districts and States Can Support Instructional Transformation In the Turnaround Context
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How Districts and States Can Support Instructional Transformation In the Turnaround Context

This Center on School Turnaround paper presents guidelines and recommendations for states and districts as they seek to improve systems that support instructional practices.
Identifying Promising Practices in Charter Schools: A Framework for an Evidence-Based Approach
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Identifying Promising Practices in Charter Schools: A Framework for an Evidence-Based Approach

Previous efforts to identify promising practices in charter schools have often relied on self-reported practices from high-performing schools, with little assessment of local context, ...
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Math Pathways & Pitfalls Algebra Readiness: Lessons and Teaching Guide, Grades 7–8 (Beta...

This complimentary beta version of Math Pathways & Pitfalls Algebra Readiness mathematics intervention is intended to help students tackle stubborn pitfalls head-on and transform ...

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.