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Sep18

Are State Policy Reforms in Oregon Associated with Fewer School Suspensions and Expulsions?

This REL Northwest study examines the association between state-level policies and suspension and expulsion rates in Oregon. » More info

Sep17

Guide to Conducting a Needs Assessment for American Indian Students

This tool from REL Central provides culturally relevant needs assessment surveys and resources for educators in schools and districts serving American Indian students. » More info

Sep16

Teacher Turnover and Access to Effective Teachers in the School District of Philadelphia

REL Mid-Atlantic's latest report with the School District of Philadelphia seeks to understand the distribution of teacher effectiveness in the district, and characteristics related to teacher turnover. » More info

Sep15

Teacher Preparation and Employment Outcomes of Beginning Teachers in Rhode Island

REL Northeast and Islands analyzed patterns of retention, mobility, and attrition for beginning Rhode Island teachers who completed teacher preparation programs within the state between 2012/13 and 2016/17. » More info

Sep15

Can Texting Parents Improve Attendance in Elementary School? A Test of an Adaptive Messaging Strategy

A new report finds that text messaging parents, in specific ways, improved attendance among 26,000 elementary school students. » 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 daughterSupporting 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.

Other Regional Educational Laboratories Resources Related to COVID-19

In response to COVID-19, the RELs have collaborated to produce this series of evidence-based resources and guidance about teaching and learning in a remote environment, as well as other considerations brought by the pandemic.

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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