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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 ...
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 ...
Math in Common #14, Incremental Shifts in Classroom Practice: Supporting Implementation of the Common Core State Standards - Mathematics
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Math in Common #14: Incremental Shifts in Classroom Practice: Supporting Implementation of the...

This report draws on qualitative data to present five cases describing shifts in classroom practice related to Common Core State Standards in Mathematics.

English Language Learners

Quality Education for ELLs/MLLS
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Quality Education for ELLs/ MLLs: Why We Need It and How We Can Achieve It

This brief provides a rationale for educators to rethink and reinvent quality education for English language and multilingual learners.
Strategies to Identify and Support English Learners with Learning Disabilities: Review of Research and Resources
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Resources and Strategies for Identifying and Supporting English Learners with Learning Disabilities

This updated research brief provides strategies and resources designed to help educators identify English learner students with learning disabilities and determine the best academic supports for them.
Scaffolding Writing through the Teaching and Learning Cycle
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Scaffolding Writing Through the "Teaching and Learning Cycle"

Help your students become effective writers through scaffolding and the Teaching and Learning Cycle.