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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.

Standards, Assessment, & Accountability

Designing a Comprehensive Assessment System
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Designing a Comprehensive Assessment System

What does it take to create a balanced and aligned comprehensive assessment system? This paper identifies strategies for states, districts, and schools.
Cover Making the Most of Performance Tasks: Building Educator Assessment Literacy in Oregon in Summative Assessment
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Making the Most of Performance Tasks in Summative Assessment: Building Educator Assessment Literacy...

When teachers are given time and training to dig into the Smarter Balanced assessment, they begin to see new ways to help their students learn.
Cover Review of State Accountability Systems That Include a Student Growth Indicator
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Review of State Accountability Systems That Include a Student Growth Indicator

Learn how states are incorporating student growth measures into their accountability systems.