Insufficient Evidence Available to Guide Decisions about Increasing Compulsory School Age (December 11, 2013)
REL Mid-Atlantic examined the available research on changes in dropout rates, truancy, and disciplinary actions following an increase in the compulsory school attendance age and found that there currently is not sufficient evidence to help policymakers build a case for or against this policy.
How do we open doors for English learners? Interactive Webinar Opportunity (December 10, 2013)
On December 12, REL Northeast and Islands at EDC will present research-based examples of preventive assessment measures, collaboration structures, data-informed problem solving, and instruction and intervention planning and delivery to support ELLs.
REL Midwest Work-In-Progress: Study of the Implementation of Ramp-Up to Readiness Program (December 2, 2013)
REL Midwest is working with members of the College and Career Success Research Alliance to better understand how well schools serving students in Grades 10–12 are able to implement Ramp-Up to Readiness, a whole-school college guidance program.