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Equity

Supports for Students with Disabilities in the Math in Common Districts

Supports for Students with Disabilities in the Math in Common Districts

Students with disabilities are falling behind as districts work to implement new math standards.

AssessmentEquityMathematicsPolicyResearch and evaluationResourceSchools and districtsSpecial educationStandardsSTEM

Julie Nicholson

Julie Nicholson Publishes Findings in Teacher Education Quarterly

Are credential preparation programs changing in response to California's newest grade, transitional kindergarten?

Early childhoodEquity

Carlas McCauley

A Systems Approach to Rapid School Improvement

WestEd's Carlas McCauley outlines the four domains framework in NASBE's Standard.

EquitySchools and districts

Julie Nicholson

WestEd's Julie Nicholson Publishes Findings in Early Child Development and Care

The study evaluated literature on leadership in early childhood with an eye toward equity and social justice.

Early childhoodEquityResearch and evaluation

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Placing Writing at the Center of Teaching and Learning

Learn how one district prioritized quality writing experiences for its diverse student body.

English learnersEquityLiteracySchools and districtsTeachers and leaders

Working Together to Support Equitable Access to Charter Schools: Research and Recommendations

Supporting Equitable Access to Charter Schools: Research and Recommendations

Learn strategies for supporting charter school access for all students.

EquityResearch and evaluationResource

Adults in a Professional Development setting

Register for the California Statewide Reading Apprenticeship Conference, May 11-12

Discover how educators are using the Reading Apprenticeship framework.

College & careerConferenceEquityEventLiteracyProfessional developmentTeachers and leaders

Resources and Strategies for Identifying and Supporting English Learners with Learning Disabilities

Identify and Support English Learners Students with Learning Disabilities

Inconsistent identification of EL students with learning disabilities can hamper their academic achievement.

English learnersEquityResearch and evaluationResourceSchools and districts

Finding a Path Toward Equity: What States Can Learn from the Transformation of California's School Funding Model

Finding a Path Toward Equity: What States Can Learn from the Transformation of California’s School Funding Model

A new case study offers lessons on reforming K–12 education finance systems.

EquityPolicyResearch and evaluationResourceSchools and districts

Healthy U: Promoting Sexual Health Among Juvenile Offenders, New Webinar, 3/27

The Healthy U app aims to curb unplanned teen pregnancy by educating young males, ages 14-19.

EquityEventHealth & safetyJusticePolicyProfessional developmentResource