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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.
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Read a Description of Our Work with MSDE on Measuring School Climate for Accountability

Maryland is one of the first states to develop a measure of school climate for the state's school accountability system. This memo details an approach to examining survey reliability and validity as well as converting the survey responses to an overall index of climate for each school.


Watch Our Webinar on Teaching Young Learners in a Pandemic

This webinar provided information about remotely teaching young children in pre-kindergarten to grade 3, including practical steps that align with research guidance.


Watch Our Webinar on Refining Your Remote Learning Strategies Using a Data-Driven Approach

This webinar discusses the Evidence to Insights Coach, a free tool that districts and schools can use to test and identify which online learning approaches work best for their students.


Missed Our Webinar on Learning Remotely in the Age of COVID-19? Watch it here

The spread of COVID-19 has caused schools and districts to close their doors. These closures have forced states, districts, and schools to suddenly and unexpectedly grapple with a new reality: providing a quality education to every student remotely.

Latest from the REL Mid-Atlantic Blog:

Instruction in the Age of COVID-19: Exploring the Evidence on Remote Learning
In the age of COVID-19, with school buildings closed, we need to ask: When kids have to be at home, what are the best remote learning strategies available—with or without the Internet, web enabled devices, and comprehensive educational supports?

Using Culturally Responsive Practices to Foster Learning During School Closures: Challenges and Opportunities for Equity
Learn about several promising culturally responsive practices that can be applied to remote learning to increase the connection between schools and families.

Using Transparency to Create Accountability When School Buildings Are Closed and Tests Are Cancelled
REL Mid-Atlantic Director, Brian Gill, discusses the implications of school closures for accountability.

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Learning remotely in the age of COVID-19: Lessons from evidence and concerns for equity webinar


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