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May4

New WWC Study Reviews Examine Interventions Designed to Improve School Environments

The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) reviewed three studies on interventions designed to improve school environments: (1) Pittsburgh Public Schools SaferSanerSchoolsTM Whole-School Change restorative disciplinary practices program; (2) Houston's Arts Access Initiative that seeks to increase students' access to the arts, and (3) New York City Department of Education's Community Schools Initiative to improve student outcomes by mitigating the social consequences of poverty. » More info

Apr29

WWC Summarizes the Research on Bottom Line for High School Students

Bottom Line is an intervention provides intensive advising for low-income high school students, most of whom are the first in their family to go to college. » More info

Apr28

New WWC Math Tips for Parents and Caregivers: Evidence-based tips for learning fractions and algebra at home

The What Works Clearinghouse just released two sets of math tips for parents and caregivers to support children's learning of fractions and algebra at home. » More info

Apr27

Supporting Students with Health Conditions in District of Columbia Public Schools

A new REL Mid-Atlantic study examines the prevalence of health conditions in DCPS schools, the supports offered to students, and the relationship between health conditions and education outcomes to inform an action plan for supporting students. » More info

Apr27

A Look at the Evidence for Adult Education Strategies

A new snapshot summarizes a systematic review of existing rigorous research on the effectiveness of particular adult education strategies. » 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