WestEd is pleased to announce a new five-year contract from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences (IES) to operate the Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Northwest.
WestEd Awarded New REL West Contract to Increase Data and Evidence Use in Educational Decision-Making and Improve Outcomes
WestEd is pleased to announce the agency is awarded a new five-year contract from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences (IES) to operate the Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) West, furthering WestEd’s 60-year history of committed partnership with state departments of education, districts, and schools to improve the lives of students throughout the West region.
WestEd's School Choice Project Director Robin Chait describes how a charter school operator and authorizer collaborated to ensure a proposed charter school met the needs of a San Diego community.
Check out six resources designed to help early childhood professionals promote healthy development and equitable learning for the whole child.
Spotlight: Equitable Conditions and Learning Environments Support the Success of the Whole Child, Family, and Community
With safe, supportive, and equitable conditions, all learners can thrive. Two new resources contribute to a growing body of work that highlights the importance of addressing racial inequities in every aspect of education.
The resources we highlight this month offer chief financial officers and other education leaders guidance on creating and managing funding systems that promote equitable outcomes for students. With new federal relief on the way, we hope this collection proves helpful in decision-making around the safe continuation of schooling and plans for accelerated learning.
Community colleges can serve as engines of economic recovery for California and as pathways to greater opportunity for students from communities hit hardest by the pandemic.
Read evidence-based strategies designed to help educators differentiate between English learner students who have difficulty acquiring language skills and those who may have a learning disability.
Spotlight: A Roundup of WestEd's 2020 Resources Designed to Support Educators During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Check out this selection of resources created in response to changes prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic. These publications and webinars cover diverse topics of interest to educators at all levels.
In this Spotlight, we highlight recent lessons learned about strengthening teacher preparation programs, share insights on why a diverse workforce matters, and summarize the results from a nationwide teacher survey.