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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.

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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.

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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.


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WestEd's Aida Walqui a Featured Presenter at NSTA 2015 Conference

Don't miss Aida Walqui at this year's National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Conference March 12 in Chicago.

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Preschool Child Care Meal Quality Forum: Register Today

Learn how to enhance the nutrition environment of early child care programs. Saturday, March 28, 8am-3pm (PT), Santa Monica, CA.

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Conference Focuses on Ensuring Students Graduate From High School

Regional Educational Laboratory research will be highlighted in upcoming national conference. March 13, Seattle, WA.

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New Resource: Building a Culture of Engaged Academic Literacy in Classrooms

In classrooms using Reading Apprenticeship®, it's cool—not shameful—to be confused.

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School Climate: Part of Comprehensive Approach to Reducing Violence

A positive school climate helps deter violence and improves academic achievement.—WestEd's Gregory Austin, Congressional briefing

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WestEd Staff to Present at Carnegie Summit on Improvement in Education

Join WestEd's Lori Van Houten and Karina Jaquet, who will present on "The Power of Iterative Testing." March 4, San Francisco.

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