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Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-Atlantic
REL Mid-Atlantic partners with educators and policymakers in Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania to improve learner outcomes. Learn more about REL Mid-Atlantic.
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Using Tailored Supports to Advance Educational Equity

The District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) is actively working to promote equity, inclusivity, and the overall well-being of our students. We’re implementing multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS), an evidence-based, three-tiered framework of instruction...
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Why Increasing Educator Diversity Matters in New Jersey

Imagine walking into a classroom where the teacher looks like you and can relate to your experiences and cultural background – this is the powerful reality of having teachers of color teach students of color. Yet many school districts struggle to recruit...
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Some Schools Saw Their Climate Improve During Remote and Hybrid Instruction. What Should We Make of That?

Earlier this month, we released our report from a study of school climate in Pennsylvania, conducted in partnership with the Office of Safe Schools at the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE). The report examined a handful of Pennsylvania schools...
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School Climate During the COVID-19 Pandemic in a Sample of Pennsylvania Schools

This fact sheet shares key findings from a study that assessed how school climate changed during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Pennsylvania Department of Education’s (PDE’s) Office for Safe Schools partnered with REL Mid-Atlantic to conduct a study using...
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Changes in School Climate During COVID-19 in a Sample of Pennsylvania Schools

This REL Mid-Atlantic study assessed how school climate changed during the pandemic using data from the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s school climate survey, and found an unexpected improvement in school climate during the year when much instruction...
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About REL Mid-Atlantic
One of ten RELs funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences, REL Mid-Atlantic’s work to improve teaching and learning is change-oriented, rigorous, and high-leverage. View this handout to learn more about our collaborative...

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