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Fair and Equitable Reductions to State Education Budgets: Evidence and Considerations for the...

In this paper, WestEd authors suggest three key strategies intended to help ensure that any cuts in education expenditures as a result of a likely recession are fair and equitable.
Should Schools be Conducting Lockdown Drills?
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Should Schools Be Conducting Lockdown Drills?

This brief offers a summary of arguments and evidence for and against using school lockdown drills to prepare for mass shootings.
Strategies for Trauma-Informed Distance Learning
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Strategies for Trauma-Informed Distance Learning

To help educators use trauma-informed teaching practices in distance learning contexts, this brief offers strategies for recognizing and responding to students’ social and emotional needs while ...

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 ...