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Putting Research into Action
The Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Northwest partners with stakeholders in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington on using data and evidence to improve educational equity and student success.


Helping Families Support Middle and High School Writers

Learn about a new resource that offers families concrete ways to support their students' developing writing skills by helping them work through the writing process they learn in school. 


Examining Equity in School Discipline Post-2015 Policy Reform

Our latest study examined whether K-5 policy reforms in Oregon have succeeded in reducing the use of exclusionary discipline, which removes students from classroom instruction. 


How to Support Newcomer Students in Secondary School

Discover evidence-based resources for creating and implementing a comprehensive process to welcome, register, and support newcomer immigrant and refugee students to secondary school.


How Educators Can Build Students' Early Literacy Skills

Whether teaching online or in person, educators in Alaska and elsewhere can consider using the research-based recommendations illustrated in this resource to build literacy skills among young learners.

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Welcoming, Registering, and Supporting Newcomer Students

Our new toolkit offers educators a comprehensive collection of research and resources to help meet the diverse needs of immigrant and refugee students in secondary schools.

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Works in Progress

Learn more about the research projects currently underway.