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WestEd Research on School Enrollment Interventions Listed in Top 3

A WestEd research study ranked number 2 in SAGE journal articles trending on Twitter in 2014.

Schools and districts

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WestEd Research on Early Learning Strategies Featured in Education Daily

Education Daily featured WestEd's research on integrating early childhood strategies into school turnaround efforts.

Early childhoodSchools and districts

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WestEd at ASCD 2015

Join WestEd at the 70th ASCD Annual Conference and Exhibit Show, March 21-23, in Houston, TX.

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Empowering Middle School Entrepreneurs

"The students I worked with were enthusiastic about the products they were developing."—Aleata Hubbard on Startup Weekend Youth.

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Register for Next Generation Science Standards (CA) State Rollout Symposium

Explore next steps in the journey toward Next Generation Science Standards implementation.


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Webinar: Research-Proven Strategies for Teaching Math to Young Children

Learn about the recommendations in and implications of the "Teaching Math to Young Children" guide. March 23, 11am-12:15pm (PT).

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WestEd Staff to Present on Equity Issues in Indian American Education

Join Region IX Equity Assistance Center staff at the upcoming California Conference on American Indian Education.

EquityEventSchools and districts

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Join WestEd at NSTA Conference

WestEd will have a significant presence at the National Science Teachers Association conference this week in Chicago.

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Owens-West to Present at American Indian/Alaska Native Education Summit

Rose Owens-West will present on dropout prevention and culturally responsive education for American Indian/Alaska Native students.

EquityEventSchools and districts

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WestEd at AERA 2015

WestEd will have a significant presence at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting. April 16-20, Chicago.