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Teacher Turnover and Access to Effective Teachers in the School District of Philadelphia

A new REL report examines access to effective teachers, factors related to teacher turnover, and the role of turnover in the equitable distribution of effective teachers in the School District of Philadelphia. Read more...


New Quarterly Newsletter!

Read our fall newsletter to learn about the latest work of REL Mid-Atlantic.


Trauma-informed strategies to support students' transition back to school in the COVID era

Check out the newly released blog and fact sheet on resources for trauma-informed planning strategies to help students transition back to school in the era of COVID-19.


Reopening Schools Safely: New Evidence on Mitigating COVID-19 Spread

Watch a recording of a webinar to hear about REL work with the Pennsylvania Department of Education to provide support on their plans for reopening schools in the fall. Check out the newly released infographic on what research suggests about reopening schools safely, and a FAQ document summarizing the questions received during the webinar on Reopening Schools Safely.

Latest from the REL Mid-Atlantic Blog:

Three Steps for Using Culturally Responsive Practices to Support Equity During Remote Learning

Learn about the three steps that educators can take to make educational outcomes more equitable during remote learning. This is the third and final blog post in a series examining equity and culturally responsive practices.

Trauma-informed strategies to support students’ transition back to school in the COVID era

With the 2019-2020 school year in the rearview mirror, school leaders and staff are shifting their attention from crisis response to crisis recovery. Read this blog for ideas on supporting students and staff who return to school in the fall bearing the weight of trauma that can adversely affect teaching and learning.

Identifying At-Risk Students: Do Data on Child Welfare and Human Services Improve Early Warning Systems?

Working with Pittsburgh Public Schools, the Propel Schools charter school network, and the Allegheny Department of Human Services, the REL develop an approach for predicting which students are at risk for near- and long-term academic problems.

Read our latest and past blog posts.

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Teacher Shortages Challenge Schools Nationwide


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Works in Progress

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Learn more about the research projects currently underway.