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Preventing Students from Dropping Out During COVID-19 School Closures

REL West’s BethAnn Berliner spoke with leading dropout prevention scholar, Dr. Russell W. Rumberger, to discuss students vulnerable to dropping out during this time.

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Converting In-Person Activities to Distance Learning Activities

Many of the strategies educators and leaders use during in-person settings can also be used in the distance learning environment — they just look a bit different.

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ESSA Requirements and Distance Learning: New Tools to Support Leaders

New REL West tools support the selection of evidence-based strategies for distance learning and other environments.

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Extending Mathematical Practice Standards Across the Curriculum

In mathematics, students learn to discern patterns or structures in numbers, shapes, or equations. But, they can also be encouraged to see patterns and structures in other subject areas.

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Improving STEM Teaching and Learning – Top Resources for Teachers and Leaders

This month we highlight strategies for student success in STEM subjects. Check out the following six tips and accompanying resources.

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REL West and Parlier Unified School District Work Together to Reduce Chronic Absenteeism

Located in California’s rural Central Valley, Parlier Unified School District is committed to every student attending school every day during a regular school year. In partnership with WestEd’s Regional Educational Laboratory West (REL West), Parlier Unified School District is three years into a community-wide campaign to reduce chronic absence, and the district is achieving encouraging […]

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Announcing Spring and Summer Professional Learning Opportunities

Strengthen leadership, knowledge, and skills with research-informed professional development this summer.

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Sound Basic Education for All; An Action Plan for North Carolina

Sound Basic Education for All: An Action Plan for North Carolina

WestEd recently completed and submitted a comprehensive research and action plan that is being used to reach consensus on priority actions to transform education in North Carolina and provide a sound basic education for all. The report identifies positive, interdisciplinary actions the state can take immediately and over the next decade to provide necessary foundational opportunities to serve all students.

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Kern Rural Teacher Residency: Preparing Passionate and Dedicated Teachers

In the face of a severe teacher shortage, CSU Bakersfield's teacher residency prepares educators who are committed to making a positive impact in the lives of students.

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21 Practices for Effective Principal Leadership

What leaders do in schools can have a significant impact on student learning. If you can only use a few leadership practices, which ones are likely to have the best results?

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