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Putting Research into Action
The Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Northwest partners with stakeholders in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington on using data and evidence to improve educational equity and student success.


Aligning K-12 and Postsecondary Advising to Support Students

Find out how Oregon is working to improve students' transitions to college and careers by bringing high school guidance counselors and advisors at two-year colleges together to align data and supports.


Addressing the Dual-Language Teacher Shortage

Guest blogger Alma Morales Galicia shares how an alternative licensure program is helping to build a strong, stable dual-language teacher workforce at Portland Public Schools.

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Finding (and Keeping) the Right People

Pasco High in Eastern Washington has a teacher turnover rate that's been consistently below the state average for five years. Find out what draws teachers to the school and makes them want to stay.


Understanding Trends and Gaps in Idaho's Teacher Workforce

A new study of Idaho's teacher workforce finds one in five Idaho teachers do not return to their school the next year, and students with the greatest academic and economic needs have the least experienced teachers.

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Webinar: Creating Caring and Culturally Responsive PreK-Grade 3 Classrooms

Join national expert Dr. Sharon Ritchie to explore strategies for using data and culturally responsive practices to improve early school experiences and set all students up for success.

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Powerful Practices to Improve Academic Language Acquisition

A middle school teacher in Oregon demonstrates four evidence-based practices to teach English language learners content and vocabulary simultaneously.