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Research and evaluation

Examination of Data Usability Options for Assessing Eligibility for Higher Education in California

Data Usability Options for Assessing Eligibility for Higher Education in California

Can federal reporting data be used to determine California students' college eligibility?

College & careerResearch and evaluationResourceSchools and districts

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Two Washington Colleges Succeeding with WestEd's Reading Apprenticeship

How can strategic professional development at colleges help achieve equity and foster student success?

College & careerEquityLiteracyProfessional developmentResearch and evaluationServices

hat Do We Know About the Effects of School-Based Law Enforcement on School Safety?

New Research Brief Examines School Police and School Safety

Does having a police presence make schools safer for students, teachers, and staff?

Health & safetyJusticeResearch and evaluationResourceSchool climateSchools and districts

Trevor Fronius

Trevor Fronius to Present on Bullying at International Conference

The research-based conference will be held July 15-17 in Portsmouth, NH.

ConferenceHealth & safetyResearch and evaluationSchool climate

Characteristics of Rural and Non-Rural Districts in Utah from 2012 to 2017

New REL West Report Looks at Characteristics of Rural and Non-Rural Districts in Utah

Designed for education stakeholders, the report can be used to inform policy decisions.

Research and evaluationSchools and districts

Anthoy Petrosino

Join WestEd at the Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy Symposium

The symposium will be held at George Mason University on Thursday, June 21, 2018.

EventHealth & safetyJusticePolicyResearch and evaluationSchool climateSchools and districts

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

WestEd Published Articles

Making Sense of Temporal Data with an Intelligent Tutoring System

WestEd's Jodi Davenport coauthors an article in the Journal of Learning Analytics.

Research and evaluationSTEM

Developing Principals' Instructional Leadership: Systems of Support in Two Math in Common Districts

Developing Principals' Instructional Leadership for Successful Math Standards Implementation

Learn how districts support principals to bring math to the forefront of their work.

AssessmentCCSS-MMathematicsResearch and evaluationResourceSchools and districtsSTEMTeachers and leaders

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