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District Readiness to Support School Turnaround: A Guide for State Education Agencies and Districts, 2nd Edition
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District Readiness to Support School Turnaround: A Guide for State Education Agencies and...

This updated document guides state education agencies and districts in assessing a district’s readiness to support school turnaround initiatives.
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 ...
English Learners in STEM Subjects: Transforming Classrooms, Schools, and Lives
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English Learners in STEM Subjects: Transforming Classrooms, Schools, and Lives (Consensus Study...

This book examines the research on English language learners' learning, teaching, and assessment in STEM subjects, and provides guidelines on how to improve learning outcomes in STEM for these ...

Special Education

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Finding the Words, Finding the Ways: Exploring Reflective Supervision and Facilitation

What are some effective ways to supervise those who work with infants, children, and families? This DVD features vignettes that illustrate successful reflective supervision and facilitation.
Cover for Identifying and Supporting English Learner Students with Learning Disabilities: Key Issues in the Literature and State Practice
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Identifying and Supporting English Learner Students with Learning Disabilities: Key Issues in the...

This Regional Educational Laboratory West (REL West) report aims to help policymakers develop procedures for identifying, assessing, and placing English learner students who may or may not have ...
Cover for Special Education in the Turnaround Context: Green Dot Public Schools in Los Angeles
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Special Education in the Turnaround Context: Green Dot Public Schools in Los Angeles

Learn key strategies for improving special education and related services for students with disabilities in turnaround schools.