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Northwest: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, & Washington

Regional Needs

Based on a variety of data sources, methods of investigation, and work in the field, REL Northwest has identified three needs that are most salient to educators and policymakers in the region:

In addition, the remote and rural areas that typify the Northwest region face particular challenges in the delivery of educational services (distance costs, recruitment obstacles) and in building local capacity for starting and sustaining new policies and programs.