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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.

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.

Schools, Districts, & State Education Systems

Federal Support for Education Innovation Through the Small Business Innovation Research Program
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Federal Support for Education Innovation Through the Small Business Innovation Research Program

This study is the first-ever extensive analysis of publicly available data on Small Business Innovation Research efforts specific to education.
Finding a Path Toward Equity: What States Can Learn from the Transformation of California’s School Funding Model
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Finding a Path Toward Equity: What States Can Learn from the Transformation of California’s...

Find out the history of one of California’s most significant education reforms, and learn valuable lessons applicable to all states pursuing a more equitable and transparent K–12 funding system.
Including Recently Arrived English Learners in State Accountability Systems: An Empirical Illustration of Models
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Including Recently Arrived English Learners in State Accountability Systems: An Empirical...

How can states best serve recently arrived English learner students in state accountability systems? This paper provides a range of ideas, resources, and tools.