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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.


Building Districts' Capacity to Implement Equity-Focused SEL

Many district leaders want to help their schools implement social and emotional learning, but need concrete strategies to do so. In this blog post, we explore four considerations for implementing equitable SEL districtwide.


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.


New Research on Alaska Native English Learner Students

Indigenous students are often overlooked in conversations about supporting English learners. Our new report and infographic provide information that states can use to better serve this unique student population.


Improving Racial Equity through Culturally Responsive SEL

With professional development and resources, state-level policy reforms can help educators eliminate racial disparities in school discipline and improve discipline practices overall by building students' SEL skills.

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Addressing Basic Needs Insecurity Among College Students

In the United States, about half of all college students face food and housing insecurity. This infographic explains the challenge and offers colleges evidence-based solutions for meeting students' basic needs so they can focus on their studies.

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Works in Progress

Learn more about the research projects currently underway.