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What Foundational Skills Matter for Algebra I Achievement?

REL Central's report uses data provided by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to examine whether student knowledge in five domains of math assessed in grade 7 was associated with Algebra I achievement. » More info


How Legacy High School Students Use Their Flexible Time

This REL Central report examines how students at a school in North Dakota use their "flex-time," which allows students to choose how they spend a portion of the school day outside of their regularly scheduled classes. » More info


REL Northwest Report Shows Progress in Implementing Career- and College-Ready Graduation Requirements in Washington State

The study explored district progress in implementing the new graduation requirements from 2018 to 2019, identified student groups in the class of 2018 that met the requirements and student groups that did not, and examined changes in student academic outcomes before and after previous district-level increases in credit requirements for high school graduation. » More info


New Report on Using Data from Schools and Child Welfare Agencies to Predict Near-Term Academic Risks

REL Mid-Atlantic's report shows how school and child welfare agency data can be used to identify students at risk for absenteeism, suspensions, course failure, poor grades, and low performance on state exams. » More info


Considerations for Reopening Pennsylvania's Schools

Informed by research developed in partnership with REL Mid-Atlantic, Pennsylvania is the first state to have its reopening guidance consider evidence-based modeling of the relative effects of mitigation strategies on the spread of COVID-19 in schools. » 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.

REL Events Calendar


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