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Resource roundup: Returning to school during COVID-19

By Sara Mitrano | August 25, 2020

School districts across the country have begun to reopen for in-person, remote, or blended learning. We rounded up resources from across the REL network to help administrators and teachers foster positive learning environments amid the uncertainties caused by COVID-19.


Informed by district-level experience: Spotlight on Matt Linick

By Cora Goldston | June 25, 2020

Learn how researcher Matt Linick draws on his years of experience at the Cleveland Metropolitan School District to inform his work at REL Midwest and serve districts’ needs.


Guidance for navigating remote learning for English learner students

By Rebecca Bergey, Ed.D., and Patricia Garcia-Arena, Ph.D. | April 17, 2020

For guidance on providing remote instruction to English learner students, explore these strategies that build on what we know about the unique experiences and needs of these students.


Resource roundup: Issues facing English learner students

By Laura Checovich | July 22, 2019

We rounded up resources from across the REL Program to help educators and policymakers tackle the issues that face English learner students.


New report finds that a positive school climate may support success for English learner students

By Cora Goldston | July 22, 2019

A new REL Midwest report examines the student and school characteristics associated with English learner students’ success in Cleveland. We highlight the key findings and takeaways.


Resource roundup: Summer reads from around the RELs

By Marguerite Huber | June 27, 2019

Add these new resources from each of the 10 Regional Educational Laboratories to your summer reading and watch list.


Partnering with districts and schools to identify research needs

By Joni Wackwitz | January 17, 2019

REL Midwest and the Cleveland Metropolitan School District are partnering to support district and school staff in identifying and prioritizing their research and evaluation needs.


Ask A REL resource roundup

Marguerite Huber | March 22, 2018

Look no further than the Ask A REL reference desk for your education research questions. Check out this compilation of our most recent Ask A REL responses across a variety of topics.


Top 7 facts about REL Midwest in 2017

Meredith Lukow | November 20, 2017

For a by-the-numbers overview of the year, check out these top facts you should know about Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Midwest’s work in 2017.


Collaborating for English learner student success in Cleveland

Marguerite Huber | October 12, 2017

REL Midwest and the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) are collaborating to study the district’s Multilingual Multicultural Education Program and its rapidly expanding population of English learner students.


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English Learners (10)

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Math (1)

Online Courses (7)

Research Tools (2)

Rural (14)

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