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An illustrative look at how elementary school principals spend their workweek

A new snapshot illustrates how 100 elementary principals report spending their time, with more detailed information about instructional supports they provide or arrange for their teachers. » More info


Using High School Data to Explore Early College Success on Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia

This REL Pacific report examines early college success on Pohnpei, Federate States of Micronesia (FSM). » More info


Pathways to Teaching: Teacher Diversity, Testing, Certification, and Employment in Washington State

To better understand Washington state's shortage of teachers of color, REL Northwest investigated the junctures at which teacher candidates—especially candidates of color—are likely to leave the teacher career pathway. » More info


WWC Summarizes the Research on Dana Center Mathematics Pathways for College Students

DCMP is an intervention that offers multiple math pathways aligned to programs of study, accelerated enrollment in credit-bearing college math courses, integrated student supports, and math instruction that incorporates evidence-based curricula and pedagogy. » More info


How States and Districts Used Title II, Part A Funds in 2019-20

A new report on the $2 billion Title II, Part A program finds that districts used over half of those funds to provide professional development, most commonly focused on improving instructional practice and teacher content knowledge. » 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