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Home Resource Contract in Review: 2017–21
December 14, 2021
Over the past five years, REL Midwest helped states and districts use data and research to improve teaching and learning outcomes. We collaborated with members of five research alliances and one networked improvement community to ensure our work addressed the data, research, and professional development needs of practitioners in our region. Our contract-in-review infographic highlights what we have accomplished through our partnerships.
To learn more about REL Midwest’s work from 2017 to 2021, download the infographic.
Also check out our contract-in-review blog posts that detail each partnership’s accomplishments:
Midwest Achievement Gap Research Alliance: REL Midwest reflects on five years of partnership work to support Black students’ success in Wisconsin and the Midwest region.
Midwest Career Readiness Research Alliance: REL Midwest reflects on its five-year partnership to help prepare students for college and careers in Minnesota, Indiana, Michigan, and Iowa.
Midwest Early Childhood Education Research Alliance: REL Midwest looks back on five years of partnership work in Illinois to improve the literacy outcomes of students in kindergarten through grade 3.
Midwest Alliance to Improve Knowledge Utilization: REL Midwest reflects on four years of partnership work in Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin to improve knowledge utilization at the state, district, and local levels.
Midwest Alliance to Improve Teacher Preparation: REL Midwest looks back on five years of partnership work to improve teacher preparation, recruitment, and retention practices in Michigan, Illinois, and Indiana.
Iowa Learning and Technology Networked Improvement Community: REL Midwest wraps-up work with rural Iowa high schools on integrating technology into instructional practice.
ERIC DescriptorsAcademic Achievement, Achievement Gap, College Readiness, Cultural Relevance, Culturally Relevant Education, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Data Interpretation, Data Use, Early Childhood Education, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Schools, Information Utilization, Kindergarten, Kindergarten Teachers, Literacy, Minority Group Students, Occupations, Play, Research Tools, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Burnout, Teacher Certification, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Employment, Teacher Persistence, Teacher Qualifications, Teacher Quality, Teacher Recruitment, Technical Education, Technical High Schools, Technical Institutes, Vocational Education
Midwest | Resource Type: Infographic | Resource
Date: December 2021
The Midwest Achievement Gap Research Alliance: Partnering with district and state leaders to improve educational outcomes among Black students
The Midwest Alliance to Improve Knowledge Utilization: Supporting States and Districts in Using Research and Evidence-Based Practices
The Midwest Alliance to Improve Teacher Preparation: Identifying Practices and Policies to Increase Access to High-Quality Teachers
The Midwest Career Readiness Research Alliance: Equipping States and Districts to Support Students’ Postsecondary Success
The Midwest Early Childhood Education Research Alliance: Improving School Readiness and Early Literacy
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