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REL Mid-Atlantic: Putting Research into Action The Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-Atlantic translates research to practice in partnership with policymakers and practitioners in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.
What's New at REL Mid-Atlantic
Nov21

New Toolkit Available

The Go-Learn-Grow materials can help support districts, schools, and early childhood providers in improving school attendance in pre-kindergarten and kindergarten.

Nov20

New Fact Sheet on Using Kindergarten Entry Assessments to Measure Whether Philadelphia's Students are On-Track for Reading Proficiently

Check out our new fact sheet about our work with the School District of Philadelphia on school readiness indicators.

Nov15

New Infographics and Fact Sheets on the Importance of Attendance in Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten

Check out our new infographics and fact sheets for tips on addressing early childhood chronic absenteeism.

Nov06

Register now for a webinar on Go-Learn-Grow: A New Toolkit for Improving Attendance in Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten

Find out in this free upcoming webinar on November 21 how you can use the materials to improve school attendance in pre-kindergarten and kindergarten.

Oct29

Using kindergarten entry assessments to measure whether Philadelphia's students are on-track for reading proficiently

Read our latest report on the use of kindergarten entry assessments in measuring whether Philadelphia's students are on track for reading proficiently.

Oct10

Disproportionality in school discipline: An assessment in Maryland through 2018

Take a look at our new report on differences in disciplinary removal rates in Maryland and how Maryland is working to address them.

Oct9

New Infographic on Understanding Discipline Disparities in Maryland

Check out our new infographic on disparities in disciplinary removals in Maryland schools and districts.

Latest from the REL Mid-Atlantic Blog:

The future of school accountability: Not set in stone
This blog post discusses the future of school accountability landscape.

Using Data to Identify and Address Inequities in School Discipline
This blog post discusses the REL's work with the state of Maryland to better understand the extent to which discipline disparities exist in its schools and districts.

Supporting Learning in the Classroom: Back-to-School with REL Mid-Atlantic
Hear how we've been working with educators and leaders to identify, evaluate, and implement successful strategies to support classroom learning.

Multiple Measures Are for Principal Evaluation, Too: Using Teacher Surveys to Better Understand Principal Performance
This blog post discusses how teacher feedback can be incorporated in principal evaluation systems.

Supporting Research-Practice Partnerships, Individually and Collectively, Through the REL Program
This blog post discusses research-practice partnerships between education researchers and practitioners.

Read our latest and past blog posts.

Featured Infographics and
Fact Sheets

Featured Video

2019 Research, Policy & Practice Conference: Using Data to Assess and Advance Students' Soft Skills

Ask A REL

Ask A REL is a collaborative reference desk service provided by the ten RELs and functions much in the same way as a technical reference library.

Works in Progress

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Learn more about the research projects currently underway.