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Read about WestEd's work with schools, districts, and state and federal governments to improve education for all learners. In addition, keep up-to-date with our latest research, resources, projects, professional development opportunities, and more.

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School Leaders

Announcing Spring and Summer Professional Learning Opportunities

Strengthen leadership, knowledge, and skills with research-informed professional development this summer.

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Reading Apprenticeship Professional Learning

Reading Apprenticeship Online: Building a Foundation for Engaged Learning

Help students develop the literacy competencies, subject-area knowledge, and the learner dispositions they need to succeed.

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Community College Students

How San Diego-Area Community Colleges Are Breaking Barriers to Student Success

The SDICCCA Regional Consortium is reforming the community college experience, providing streamlined paths toward attaining a certificate or degree and living-wage employment.

College & careerEquity

College Students

Making Math Meaningful with Culturally Relevant Curriculum

"Students know that they’re not represented in the textbooks and they’ve known it all along, but until they see themselves represented they don’t realize what an impact that has."

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College Students

How Community Colleges Take a Regional Approach to Guided Pathways

In California, the leadership of the San Diego and Imperial Counties Community Colleges Association has come together to work on a common initiative, serving as a model for large-scale institutional reform.

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September 12: Aligning Career Pathways to Your Region’s Labor Market

Learn how the Nevada Department of Education is transitioning to the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V). Register today.

College & career

August Focus: College Pathways and Career Success

Every student deserves the opportunity to excel in college and career. Throughout the month of August, WestEd highlights college and career pathways that make college more accessible for students, provide effective support, and prepare them for careers that match students' interests and the needs of their communities.

College & career

Innovative Math Program Boosts Community College Completion Rates

Community college students who took Carnegie Math Pathways' Statway course completed their degrees at three times the rate of their non-Statway peers.

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English Learners

March Focus: Comprehensive Support to Improve Success for English Learners

Explore WestEd’s research, services, and resources designed to help educators rapidly improve teaching and systemic support for English learners.

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High School Senior

College Promise In California: Community-Wide Efforts to Support Student Success

Flourishing in California, College Promise programs are helping students get the education they need without taking on unmanageable debt.

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