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How New York City Is Redefining Parent Engagement

WestEd's Academic Parent-Teacher Teams approach begins to take hold in New York City schools.

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Family Engagement in New York City: Academic Parent-Teacher Teams

Middle school staff, parents, and students at Junior High School 98 in the South Bronx discuss the impact of engaging families in student learning.

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Realizing the Potential of All English Learners Is Keynote Topic At First NYSED Conference

Aída Walqui presents keynote and leads sessions at First Annual English Language Learners/Multilingual Learners Literacy Conference in New York.

College & careerEnglish learnersEquityNew YorkNYProfessional developmentSpecial educationTeachers and leaders

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Interpreting Leadership Data to Improve Teaching and Learning in New York

New York educators share how a leadership assessment system helped a New York school and District assess leadership practices at the Fall NYS Council of School Superintendents conference.

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Performance Tasks and College- and Career-Readiness Standards: Register for Webinar

Learn how performance tasks can improve the teaching and learning of new standards. Wednesday, November 16.

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Universal Design for Learning — Planning Instruction for All Students: Webinar

Learn how to use Universal Design for Learning to address learning barriers. Webinar, Wednesday, October 19.

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Preschool Teachers’ Implicit Bias Impacts Black Boys Most, Study Says

Study shows that Black boys are more likely to get suspended or expelled from preschool than other children.

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WestEd and NewSchools Venture Fund Win Small Business Administration Funding for EdTech Growth Accelerator

New SBA funding enables more knowledge- and resource-sharing and guidance on edtech data use.

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Toward Widespread Improvement of Literacy in Secondary Schools

Read about scaling up Reading Apprenticeship professional learning for improving literacy in secondary schools.

LiteracyNew YorkNYProfessional developmentResearch and evaluationSchools and districtsTeachers and leaders

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The Wonk’s Guide to What Works, and What Doesn’t, When Policing Violent Crime

Read about evidence-based strategies for addressing the violent crime epidemic, and a focus on proven solutions.

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