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WWC Reviews the Research on Growth Mindset

The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) reviewed the research on Growth Mindset interventions that are designed to improve college persistence and academic achievement by encouraging students to view intelligence as a "malleable" characteristic that grows with effort, and to view academic challenges as temporary setbacks that they can overcome. » More info


WWC Reviews the Research on Social Belonging Interventions for Postsecondary Student Success

The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) reviewed the research on Social Belonging interventions that are designed to reduce the impacts of negative stereotypes that may burden students in underrepresented groups and affect their persistence in college. » More info


Free Online Training for WWC's Regression Discontinuity Design Standards Now Available

The What Works Clearinghouse has released a free, online training on version 4.1 of the WWC's Regression Discontinuity Design Standards. » More info


Career and Technical Education Credentials in Virginia High Schools: Trends in Attainment and College Enrollment Outcomes

This study from REL Appalachia describes student outcomes in the years before and after Virginia added a career and technical education (CTE) credential requirement to the Standard diploma. » More info


Examining the implementation and impact of full-day kindergarten in Oregon

In 2015/16 Oregon created incentives for districts to offer full-day kindergarten (FDK). » 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