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Data-Driven School Improvement with WestEd's Four Domains CALL System

Learn about WestEd’s new Four Domains CALL System, an online tool that is designed to identify a school or district’s unique leadership opportunities and challenges. Tuesday, November 6th, 11am. Register today!

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California Examines How and Why to Improve its Measures of School Climate

A California advisory group will recommend ways to make measuring school climate more meaningful for school districts.

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Four Domains for Rapid School Improvement: A Systems Framework

Center on School Turnaround's Carlas McCauley introduces new framework for leading and managing rapid school improvement efforts.

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Join WestEd at the California Educational Research Association (CERA) Annual Conference

WestEd researchers will present at the CERA Annual Conference, Nov. 30-Dec. 2, Sacramento, CA.

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Educator Effectiveness: WestEd's Bocala Featured in Video

REL-NEI video features WestEd's Candice Bocala and other research experts discussing educator effectiveness.

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New Handbook Helps Education Agencies and Schools Maximize U.S. Department of Education Grants

New handbook that helps school turnaround organizations access and use federal funds is now available.

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Join WestEd at AERA & NCME 2016

WestEd will have a strong presence at this year's American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting.

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Identifying, Selecting, and Retaining School Turnaround Leaders: Module Now Available

“Developing and Supporting Turnaround Leaders,” Part 3 of a previously announced module, is now available.

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WestEd at 2016 National Title I Conference

Join WestEd at the National Title I Conference, January 28-31, in Houston, TX.

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New Resource: State Education Agencies in Charge of Turnaround — Capacity and Delivery

This brief raises critical questions for policymakers in their efforts to help improve low-performing schools.

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