Making Data Meaningful in Educator-to-Family Communication
This document describes strategies for sharing data and engaging in data-driven discussions with families to improve student and school outcomes.
Building Strategic Policymaking Capacity: A CA Analysis for Learning & Engagement (CALE) Collection
This resource collection provides education leaders with an in-depth analysis of key policy issues related to teachers and teaching.
Districtwide Pilot Study of UFLI Foundations
A WestEd study found that a University of Florida Literacy Institute program is having a significant and meaningful impact on early literacy skills for students. Learn more about the program and its impact.
Supporting New Mexico Local Education Agencies in Strategically Using American Rescue Plan Funds
The New Mexico Public Education Department turned to the Region 13 Comprehensive Center in 2021 to help ensure its local education agencies had sufficient support to effectively use American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds to meet students’ most pressing needs. Learn more about this partnership.
Bringing Rural Education Leaders Together in a High-Impact Community of Practice
Learn how the Region 15 Comprehensive Center is supporting a Community of Practice to co-construct systemic solutions to challenges and embrace opportunities unique to rural settings.
Research and Evidence-Based Best Practices for Preparing Educators for Culturally Responsive Teaching and Leading
The brief provides faculty and leaders of educator preparation programs with research and evidence-based strategies and practices for effectively developing culturally responsive educators.
Creating a Culture of Care: A Guide for Education Leaders to Develop Systems and Structures That Support Educator Well-Being
This guide is for education leaders at all levels—local, regional, and state—in charge of supporting their education staff. It offers practical information and guidance to help education leaders co-create educational environments that are systems of well-being.
Supporting an Inclusive and Effective Process for Revising California’s Teaching Standards
The California Department of Education successfully updated its California Standards for the Teaching Profession with support from the Region 15 Comprehensive Center. Learn how they navigated this complex process.
Launching a Tiered System of Support for Leaders in the Bureau of Indian Education Schools
Learn how the Bureau of Indian Education, with assistance from the Region 13 Comprehensive Center, was able to develop and implement a system of support for BIE school leaders to effectively develop talent, build school community, and transform instruction.
Preparing Connecticut’s State and District Leaders to Recruit and Sustain Educators of Color
This impact story explores how, with tools developed with support from the Region 2 Comprehensive Center, districts in Connecticut report being better prepared to effectively recruit and sustain diverse educators.
Addressing Working Conditions to Improve Teacher Retention: An Exploration of the Research
This fact sheet describes categories that may influence a teacher's decision to stay or leave. District leaders may consider developing strategies to address these factors to support teacher retention.
Magnet School Evaluation Guide
With actionable practices and answers to commonly asked questions, this guide can help you ensure an effective and rigorous evaluation of your magnet program.
Policy Considerations for the Future of California’s Local Control Funding Formula
This brief provides an overview of California’s Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) and actionable improvement opportunities for the LCFF based on a decade of research.
Teacher Compensation: Busting the Myths and Generating Dialogue
With research that dispels five common myths about teacher compensation, this resource can help you foster constructive dialogue about teacher salaries that is grounded in evidence.
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