This brief draws on the second year of the evaluation to understand the extent to which grantee programs arebuilding toward financial sustainability within the context of their one-time funding sources. The findings outlined in this brief indicate that the financial sustainability of programs is a critical challenge to address.
Serving Non–Systems-Involved Transition-Age Youths Impacted by Human Trafficking: Multidisciplinary Teams and Client Services
WestEd evaluated two pilot programs in California focused on improving supports for youths who are victims of or at risk of human trafficking, especially the underserved NSITA youth population aged 14-24.
This brief produced by WestEd’s Justice and Prevention Research Center (JPRC) provides much-needed information on the history, characteristics, and activities of school safety centers (SSSCs).
Episode 3 of NCSI's "General Soup" podcast is our first-ever Mail Bag Episode! Hosts Sara Doutre and Susan Hayes respond to general supervision questions from listeners.
WestEd led an independent randomized controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy of the NGSS-designed Amplify Science Middle School (ASMS) curriculum with initial findings supporting the use of ASMS curriculum to improve student learning outcomes in physical science.
Narrowing the Distance in ‘Distance Learning’: Lessons from Carnegie Math Pathways on Designing for Student Success Online
This Carnegie Math Pathways brief highlights some of the key learnings from the design and implementation of online Carnegie Math Pathways courses to narrow the distance and promote student success.
NCSI Schools On The Move Podcast Episode 3: Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Improving Outcomes for Students with Disabilities
This podcast episode of the NCSI's "Schools on the Move" focuses on Universal Design for Learning (UDL), by discussing how to create inclusive, flexible, culturally responsive classrooms and improve outcomes for students with disabilities.
The findings of this study suggest that education stakeholders might consider incorporating supports for positive academic mindsets and behaviors to more effectively prepare students for the transition to middle school and supporting them through the transition.
School District Collaboration: Lessons From Districts Participating in California Education Partners’ California Language & Learning Initiative (CALLI)
The California Language & Learning Initiative (CALLI) provided resources and support to small- to medium-sized districts working to improve student outcomes and collaborate on improvement efforts. This brief draws from interviews with participating districts’ team members about what they and their districts gained and learned from the CALLI experience.
The PITC Curriculum: A Responsive, Relationship-based Approach to Support Learning in Infants and Toddlers
Learn how the PITC Curriculum enriches responsive, relationship-based learning for infants and toddlers. This archived webinar features an overview of the PITC curriculum approach, tools, and implementation training.
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