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Meet the WestEd Authors at AERA!

Attending AERA? Meet and talk to the WestEd authors of the recently released "English Language Learners and the New Standards."

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WestEd to Conduct Formative and Summative Evaluation of School Safety Initiative

WestEd will evaluate the Campus Shield project to examine how its implementation improves student behavior and school climate.

Health & safetySchool climate

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WestEd's Kubinec Quoted on Local Control Accountability Plans

"We are at a rare moment of change."—WestEd's Jannelle Kubinec on the future of school accountability.

AssessmentSchools and districts

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WestEd Study on Preschoolers & Math Cited in TEDx Talk

Engaging low-income parents and their preschool children with PBS KIDS content and games boosts math learning. View the TEDx talk.

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Webinar: Restorative Justice in Schools

Learn about WestEd's research on restorative justice in U.S. schools. April 29, 10-11:30am (PT).

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WestEd a Key Player in Equity Event

WestEd will play a significant role in the upcoming Arizona School Boards Association's Equity Event.

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Greg Austin

WestEd's Austin and CA Healthy Kids Survey Cited in Article on Bullying

One in three California students reported being bullied the previous year, according to CA Healthy Kids Survey data.

Health & safetySchool climate

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Register for Engineering is Elementary Teacher Educator Institute

Learn how to help teachers and schools integrate Engineering is Elementary curricular materials in the classroom.

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Finkelstein Quoted on Entrepreneurs and Educators Working Together

WestEd's Neal Finkelstein offers advice on understanding efficacy when obtaining feedback on innovative ideas.


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Core to College Evaluation—Preparing Students for College Readiness and Success

WestEd is evaluating an initiative designed to foster shared K-12 and postsecondary ownership of college readiness.

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