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Evidence-Based Practice to Accelerate Student Learning

Using, generating, and sharing evidence about effective strategies to support students, known collectively as evidence-based practices, gives stakeholders an important tool to accelerate student learning.

The Department's non-regulatory guidance on Using Evidence to Strengthen Education Investments identifies a five-step continuous improvement process that is designed to promote the reflective use of evidence-based practices, yielding better outcomes for students.

Read more to learn about:

  • What is an evidence-based practice?
  • How to identify local needs
  • How to select a relevant evidence-based practices
  • How to plan for and implement an evidence-based practice
  • How to examine and reflect the outcomes associated with a practice's use