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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.

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Looking Ahead and Building on Past Successes

REL Northwest's new leaders reflect on the first half of our five-year contract and share how our work will continue to address stakeholder needs and focus on improving student outcomes.
 

Evidence Blast

Educator Recruitment & Retention

For this Evidence Blast, we searched the literature for recent, publicly available studies on teacher recruitment, training, and retention, with special attention to research conducted in rural areas.
 

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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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Putting a Freeze on Summer Melt

Summer melt is real; up to 40 percent of high school seniors who enroll in college don't show up in the fall. This post shares helpful resources and invites readers to expand the conversation on postsecondary success.

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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.