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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

New Infographic on Teacher Diversity

Learn about how a more diverse teaching workforce may improve educational outcomes for minority students.


REL Mid-Atlantic worked with DC Public Schools to develop and validate socio-emotional learning measures

Learn more about how the REL worked with DCPS to use the results from a socio-emotional survey to inform policy.


New Fact Sheet on Characteristics of Effective School Leaders

Learn about five behaviors or skills effective principals exhibit.

Latest from the REL Mid-Atlantic Blog:

The Changing Role of School Principals: Moving Beyond Keeping the Lights On (Part 2 of 2)
This blog post discusses how states and districts in the mid-Atlantic region are changing how they hire, train, and support principals.

The Changing Role of Principals: Managing New and Increasing Leadership Demands (Part 1 of 2)
This blog post discusses challenges that current and prospective principals face and how the REL is working to address these and other challenges.

Successful Strategies for Improving Low-Performing Schools: A Look at Turnaround Leadership
This blog post discusses how REL Mid-Atlantic partners with states and districts to provide research and evidence-based practices to help turnaround leaders around the region achieve success.

Assessment for Readiness: How Principled Measurement Can Advance Career Preparedness
This blog post discusses how readiness assessments can be an indispensable element of a career readiness toolbox.

Read our latest and past blog posts.

Works in Progress

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Learn more about the research projects currently underway.


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