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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.


9 Strategies for Recruiting and Retaining Diverse Teachers

It's possible for schools and districts to have an educator workforce that reflects the diversity of the students and communities they serve. Here are nine data-driven, targeted strategies to get there.


Helping Newcomers Develop Academic Language

How can teachers help English learner students develop academic vocabulary while they learn new concepts in English? A video filmed in Oregon brings four research-based strategies to life.


Supporting Native Students Through Accurate Identification and Holistic Supports

To ensure Native students receive these resources and benefits, the adults in their lives must have the information they need to advocate for them.


Promoting a Positive School Environment for All Students

Positive discipline approaches can help students develop important life skills. Learn about a new training series schools can use to improve discipline practices and promote equity

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Teaching Newcomer English Learners: Four Powerful Vocabulary Practices

What instructional strategies are most effective in helping newcomer English learner students develop the language skills they need to succeed? Watch this video to learn evidence-based activities teachers can use to build English learners' academic vocabulary.

Works in Progress

Learn more about the research projects currently underway.