Mon Dec 13 2021 by
Heidi Larson, REL Northeast & Islands Cross-REL/TA Outreach Coordinator
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.
Tue Nov 02 2021 by
Sheila Rodriguez, Research Associate, REL Northeast & Islands
Read about how data coaches in Puerto Rico have been helping to build a culture of data use across the island.
Thu Jul 29 2021 by
Dr. Carrie Parker, Principal Research Scientist, REL Northeast & Islands
Learn how REL Northeast & Islands has teamed up with the Virgin Islands Department of Education to ensure that all teachers use high-quality instructional practices with English learners.
Fri Jan 01 2021 by
Dr. Meg Caven, Senior Research Associate, REL Northeast & Islands
and Nicole Breslow, Project Director
REL Northeast & Islands and the Region 2 Comprehensive Center are collaborating to provide coordinated support to states and districts in our region. Learn about the early benefits they are seeing.
Tue Dec 22 2020 by
Diana Wogan, REL Researcher
Read about our new toolkit to help schools and districts engage in continuous improvement processes.
Sun Nov 01 2020 by
Dr. Jessica Bailey, Senior Research Associate, REL Northeast & Islands
REL Northeast & Islands is excited to release a free online course that will guide teachers in developing, scoring, and using high-quality performance assessments within a comprehensive assessment system.
Mon Jul 01 2019 by
Diana Wogan, REL Researcher
Learn how one district leader, tasked with exploring the benefits and drawbacks of later school start times, used the REL Northeast & Islands Ask A REL service to inform her district’s decision.
Mon Oct 01 2018 by
Jill Marcus, Research Assistant II, REL Northeast & Islands
Despite the growth in the number of education researcher-practitioner collaborations, gaps in knowledge remain about how to translate research into action effectively.
Tue May 01 2018 by
Dan Mello, Researcher, REL Northeast & Islands
At REL Northeast & Islands, we are charged by the Institute of Education Sciences to work with educators, school leaders, policymakers, and others to use data and evidence to improve student outcomes. In doing this, we are encouraged—in fact, required—to work in close partnership with regional stakeholders to ensure the research we conduct and the training and technical support we offer are of use and relevant to practitioners in our communities.
Thu Mar 01 2018 by
Dr. Candice Bocala, Senior Research Associate, REL Northeast & Islands
REL Northeast & Islands is coordinating 10 research partnerships and alliances, each focused on one of four high-priority areas: (1) early childhood education and school readiness; (2) college and career readiness; (3) professional development and teacher preparation for effective instruction; and (4) educational equity for access and attainment.