Research and evaluation

New Website Launches to Help Communities Deliver on the Promise of College

California College Promise Project

How are education, government, non-profit, business, and philanthropy leaders joining together to help more students access and succeed in college?Read More

Transforming Science Education with Simulation-Based Formative Assessment

Two female middle school students on computers

Research points to the potential of simulation-based assessment to improve science education. Read More

Math Coaches: Sense-Makers, Messengers, and Mediators of New Standards

Sense-Makers, Messengers, and Mediators of the New Mathematics Standards: Math Coaches in the Math in Common Community of Practice

Offers eight recommendations for mathematics coaching support. Read More

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. Read More

WestEd at the 2018 Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education

Carnegie 2018 Summit

WestEd staff will participate in four sessions, plus one pre-conference session. Read More

Congratulations to WestEd's 2017 Staff Award Winners!

Celebrating Staff - Staff Awards 2017

Learn about the extraordinary work of the 2017 winners of WestEd's Staff Recognition Awards.Read More

Join WestEd at AERA 2018

AERA 2018 Annual Meeting

WestEd staff will be involved in more than 20 sessions, chairing, presenting, or serving as discussant.Read More

Blending Business and Education Practices to Develop School Transformation Leaders

African American woman performing professional development

An innovative leadership program helped to spark school improvement in five states. Read More

WestEd's Neal Finkelstein on Using Research to Inform Policy and Practice

SREE Question and Answer Session

Finkelstein is Program Chair for the Society for Research of Educational Effectiveness Spring Conference. Read More

WestEd's Nanette Seago Publishes Findings in Peer-Reviewed Journal

WestEd Published Articles

The paper examines how a facilitator prepared to use and adapt video-based math professional development.Read More