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New Study Reviews from the What Works Clearinghouse Examine the Impacts of Instructional Practices in Middle School Math

The What Works Clearinghouse reviewed three studies of teaching practices designed to help middle school students improve their problem-solving, algebra, and mathematical reasoning skills: (1) schema-based instruction lessons on proportional relationships; (2) interleaved practice assignments for graphing and slope problems; and (3) worked examples of arithmetic problems. » More info


School Changes in Student Achievement and Local Practice Under Georgia's District and School Flexibility Policy

REL Southeast explored whether Georgia's flexibility policy, which grants waivers from state regulations and requires districts to meet performance targets, changed schools' academic performance and how schools prioritized local innovations in practice. » More info


New Practice Guide on Effective Advising for Postsecondary Student

The WWC has released a new practice guide on the design and delivery of effective advising for postsecondary students. » More info


Predicting Early Fall Student Enrollment in the School District of Philadelphia

REL Mid-Atlantic compared the accuracy of four statistical models for predicting fall enrollment at the school by grade level. » More info


New Toolkit from REL Central Provides Resources for Practical and Effective Program Evaluations

The Program Evaluation Toolkit focuses on the practical application of program evaluation for all users. » 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