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Including Recently Arrived English Learners in State Accountability Systems: New Resource

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Guidelines help states factor in recently arrived English learner students into state assessment and accountability systems. Read More

Research Helps Target Support for Students with Disabilities

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Article highlights knowledge base for more effectively targeting supports to meet needs of students with disabilities.Read More

Building a Culture of Education Data Use: Self-Paced Online Course

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One-hour, self-paced online course offers administrators and data teams strategies for building a culture of data use.Read More

Enhancing the Effectiveness of Education Systems at All Levels

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Visit our Schools, Districts, & State Education Systems page to learn about our related services, research, and resources. Read More

Join WestEd at AERA and NCME 2017

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WestEd will have a strong presence at this year's AERA and NCME Annual Meetings in San Antonio, TX.Read More

English Learners — Diverse Group Deserves Differentiated Services: New Research Report

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Studies found English learners' academic achievement varies based on demographic and linguistic characteristics. Read More

Longstanding Congressman Shares Education Policy Insights with WestEd Board

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George Miller shares insights — including his involvement in education issues — from his tenure in Congress.Read More

Restorative Justice: An Alternative to Traditional Punishment

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R&D Alert article highlights restorative justice as an alternative to traditional disciplinary actions in school.Read More

Discerning and Fostering What English Learners Can Do With Language: New Resource

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New guidance moves states toward a common definition of English learner.Read More

R&D Alert® Newsletter: Download Latest Edition!

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How can teachers provide better support for English learners who may have learning disabilities? Read this and other articles.Read More