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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.
Preparing English Learners for College and Career: Lessons from Successful High Schools
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Preparing English Learners for College and Career: Lessons from Successful High Schools

This book profiles six high-performing high schools that had a singular focus on improving the educational outcomes of English learners.
Trauma-Informed Practices from Prenatal to Young Adulthood: Voices from the Field
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Trauma-Informed Practices from Prenatal to Young Adulthood: Voices from the Field

This resource illustrates how trauma-informed practices shape the work of experts and practitioners in the field.

Literacy

Developing Foundational Reading Skills in the Early Grades: Teaching Decoding Skills Through Small-Group Lessons
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Developing Foundational Reading Skills in the Early Grades: Teaching Decoding Skills Through...

This paper discusses the instruction and development of foundational reading skills, with a particular focus on how to help students in the early grades learn to decode, or pronounce, words.
Cover for Leading for Literacy: A Reading Apprenticeship Approach
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Leading for Literacy: A Reading Apprenticeship Approach

Access clear, on-the-ground guidance for improving student reading across secondary schools and colleges.
Cover for Move On When Reading: Implementation of a Third Grade Retention Policy in Arizona
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Move On When Reading: Implementation of a Third Grade Retention Policy in Arizona

Learn about the initial implementation and key findings to date of Arizona's third grade retention policy.