Learn about professional learning opportunities and resources to accelerate learning and improve outcomes for English Learners.
The resources we highlight this month offer chief financial officers and other education leaders guidance on creating and managing funding systems that promote equitable outcomes for students. With new federal relief on the way, we hope this collection proves helpful in decision-making around the safe continuation of schooling and plans for accelerated learning.
Learn about research-informed approaches and current studies that may be used to support teachers and leaders in efforts to boost learning and keep all students engaged.
The Region 2 Comprehensive Center builds the capacity of state, regional, and local education agencies and schools to improve instruction, address achievement and equity gaps, and provide support for state-identified priorities and initiatives.
Announcing the Virtual Quality Counts California Family Engagement Toolkit for the Early Childhood Workforce
The new toolkit helps the early childhood workforce build strengths-based relationships with the children and families in their care through meaningful engagement.
The evidence-based Reading Apprenticeship program has helped thousands of educators around the country to improve students’ academic identity, engagement, subject-area knowledge, and disciplinary literacy.
New Comprehensive Study of Marijuana Use Among California Adolescents: Frequency of Use Is Changing and Is Related to Educational, Behavioral, and Social-Emotional Challenges
WestEd announces the release of the first comprehensive study of marijuana use among California adolescents since the November 2016 legalization of adult use. The study uncovers how frequency of use is changing and how usage is related to educational, behavioral, and social-emotional challenges.
Many students with disabilities and their families continue to be disproportionately impacted by the pandemic. The resources highlighted in this Spotlight offer concrete guidance for school and district administrators, and useful tips for teachers, teacher educators, and communities of practice.
WestEd is pleased to announce the further expansion of its growing leadership team with the appointment of Catherine Goins as a new Division Director for the agency.
WestEd's Reading Apprenticeship program has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Education to improve subject-area literacy at the secondary level, working in partnership with rural districts in North Carolina.