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Factors Associated with Grade 3 Reading Outcomes in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

REL Pacific explored the associations between reading proficiency and the demographic characteristics and education experiences of grade 3 students in the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands. » More info


Updated What Works Clearinghouse Reporting Guide for Study Authors

The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) has updated its guide for study authors on how to describe their studies and report findings in a way that is clear and complete. » More info


Supports Associated with Teacher Retention in Michigan

REL Midwest examined whether teacher supports—policies, practices, or programs—implemented by school districts and charter schools are associated with the retention of Michigan teachers. » More info


The WWC Summarizes the Research on a Professional Development Program for Implementing Inquiry-Based Science Curricula

The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) reviewed the research on Leadership and Assistance for Science Education Reform (LASER), a program designed to build capacity for effectively implementing inquiry-based science curricula in schools and districts. » More info


Variation in Mentoring Practices and Retention across New Teacher Demographic Characteristics under a Large Urban District's New Teacher Mentoring Program

REL Northeast and Islands found that one-year retention of new teachers in a large urban school district was associated with the dosage of mentoring they received and the topics discussed with their mentors. » More info

National Library of Education (NLE)

Library and bookshelvesNLE provides information, statistical, and referral services to the Department of Education, government agencies and the public. The collection focuses on education, including thousands of textbooks and instructional materials, as well as resources on law, public policy, economics, urban affairs, sociology, history, philosophy, and information science.

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REL Events and Opportunities

Teachers talking togetherREL Events provide an opportunity to learn from practitioners, policymakers, and researchers from across the country. Check out the REL Events Calendar for upcoming webinars and in-person professional development opportunities spanning topics from improving early education to transforming postsecondary teaching and learning, and everything in between.

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a father reading with his daughterAssisting Students Struggling with Mathematics: Intervention in the Elementary Grades

This practice guide grounds the six recommendations in high-quality evidence-based research studies focused on mathematics intervention. Each recommendation is supported by strong evidence, and includes features of intervention and/or instructional practices, with guidance on how to implement them, advice on how to overcome potential obstacles, and a short summary of the research that supports it.

Supporting Your Child's Reading at Home

Learning to read begins at home through everyday parent-child interactions, long before children attend school. This new website helps families support literacy development for students in Kindergarten through 3rd grade. It includes family activities to build literacy skills at home, along with videos that show parents what to focus on in each activity.

Teaching Math to Young Children for Families and Caregivers

Early childhood is an important period for developing math skills. These resources and activities, organized by math topics such as counting or shapes, include research-based and easy-to-follow steps to help you support your child's math skills during a typical day.

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Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

Professional analyze various pieces of dataLearn about the plans for and results of evaluations related to ESSA