Resources

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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 ...

Teachers & Leaders

CenterView: Teacher Leadership Works – It Builds, Energizes, Sustains
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CenterView: Teacher Leadership Works – It Builds, Energizes, Sustains

The Center for the Future of Teaching & Learning at WestEd reports on a teacher leadership survey designed to assess the impact teacher-to-teacher ...
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Leading Professional Learning: Building Capacity for Sustained Practice, A Simulation Game for...

This engaging, non-competitive simulation game helps educators learn to build a powerful community of practice among school faculty.
Cover for Moving Leadership Standards Into Everyday Work: Descriptions of Practice, Second Edition
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Moving Leadership Standards Into Everyday Work: Descriptions of Practice, Second Edition

Moving Leadership Standards Into Everyday Work: Descriptions of Practice enhances the usefulness of the California Professional Standards for Education Leaders (CPSEL) by ...