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Mar1

The Impact of Providing Information to Parents About the Role of Algebra II in College Admission

REL Southwest's randomized controlled trial examined the impact of informing parents in Texas about the role of algebra II in college admission on student completion of algebra II in grade 11. » More info

Feb27

Documenting the REL Research Alliance Experience

This report provides a detailed account of the REL Program's experience establishing and supporting research-practice partnerships during the 2012–17 contract cycle, with the purpose of informing future research-practice partnerships. » More info

Feb13

Relationships Between Teacher Certification and English Learner Students' Growth in Academic Achievement and English Proficiency

REL Southwest examined the association between teachers certified in bilingual and English as a second language education and growth of English learner students in reading, mathematics, and English proficiency. » More info

Feb6

REL Southwest Examines Algebra II Completion and Failure Rates After Texas Changed Its Graduation Requirements

This study examines Algebra II completion and failure rates for students entering Texas public high schools from 2007/08 through 2014/15. » More info

Jan23

Impact of a Checklist on Principal–Teacher Feedback Conferences Following Classroom Observations

REL Southwest's statewide experiment in New Mexico in 2015/16 tested whether providing principals and teachers a checklist to use in feedback conferences would improve the quality and impact of the conferences. » More info

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Characteristics and Education Outcomes of Utah High School Dropouts who Re-enrolled

Blue cover of the Characteristics and Education Outcomes Report Following a cohort of students expected to graduate from Utah public schools in 2011, this report describes the extent of dropout and reenrollment statewide.

How Students' Perspectives Can Improve Community College Programs

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