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Read about WestEd's work with schools, districts, and state and federal governments to improve education for all learners. In addition, keep up-to-date with our latest research, resources, projects, professional development opportunities, and more.

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Formative Assessment in the Classroom, the Curriculum, and the Culture of Schools

Formative assessment is the focus of this upcoming workshop in which WestEd STEM staff will present.

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Spanish Language Experiencing Cultural Renaissance Among Hispanics

The growing interest in dual language schools has contributed to a "linguistic recuperation for Hispanic families."—Robert Linquanti

English learners

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Students With Emotional Disturbance at Greatest Risk of Dropping Out

Study results could help educators ensure students with disabilities earn a high school diploma.

Special education

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K-8 Next Generation Science Standards: Building Local Education Agency Capacity

A group of California school districts is getting a jump-start on implementing the Next Generation Science Standards.

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Reading Apprenticeship—Writing Connections: Informational Webinars

Register for an informational webinar about the Reading Apprenticeship: Writing Connections program.

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