What's New at REL Northeast & Islands
Evaluating Professional Learning: Introduction to a Tool for Schools and Districts
This workshop presented a new tool for evaluating professional learning initiatives and provided suggestions for helping state, district, and school leaders begin using the tool.
The Effects of Accelerated College Credit Programs on Educational Attainment in Rhode Island
Learn about a new study that found positive effects of accelerated college credit programs on student outcomes in Rhode Island. See companion infographic.
Increasing the Diversity of the Educator Workforce: A Data-driven Approach for Districts
This webinar provided an opportunity to learn from one state—and several districts within that state—about their efforts to diversify the educator workforce.
Relationship between State Annual School Monitoring Indicators and Outcomes in Massachusetts Low‑Performing Schools
This study analyzed five years of school indicator ratings data from 91 low-performing schools in Massachusetts and examined how indicator ratings were related to two schoolwide student outcomes: mean student growth percentiles (in English language arts and math) and chronic absenteeism rates.
Analyzing Teacher Mobility and Retention: Guidance and Considerations
This set of two applied research methods reports are guides for state and local education agency policymakers and their analysts who are interested in studying teacher mobility and retention.
Center- and Program-Level Factors Associated with Turnover in the Early Childhood Education Workforce
Learn about a new study that examined data from the 2012 National Survey of Early Care and Education to learn more about educator turnover in early childhood education centers.
Latest from the REL Northeast & Islands Blog
New Report Finds Accelerated College Credit Programs Have Positive Outcomes for Students
Read about Rhode Island's efforts to improve college and career readiness in youth through accelerated college credit programs, which students participate, and how they benefit.
Understanding Teacher Turnover in Early Childhood Education
Why is teacher turnover so high in some early childcare centers and so low in others? Learn about a study that examined factors associated with turnover in the early childhood educator workforce.
Teacher Induction Program Holds Promise for Retaining Beginning Teachers
Read about a new study that investigated the relationship between participation in Connecticut’s teacher induction program and beginning teacher retention.