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REL Northeast & Islands partners with educators and policymakers in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Virgin Islands to improve learner outcomes. Learn more about REL Northeast & Islands.
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Dec 20

Exploring Implementation of Attendance Supports to Reduce Chronic Absenteeism in the Providence Public School District

REL Northeast & Islands studied Providence Public School District’s implementation of attendance supports to reduce students’ chronic absenteeism. This brief is intended to support district administrators and school leaders who are interested in understanding...
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Dec 16

Additional Certification for Teachers in New York State: Teachers’ Experience and Employment Location, Certification Pathways, and Certification Areas

New York State is experiencing teacher shortages in specific subject areas. One way to address these shortages is for certified teachers to earn additional certificates qualifying them to fill positions in shortage areas. This study explored patterns...
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Dec 13

Moving from Research to Practice in Research-Practice Partnerships: Lessons Learned on Engaging Diverse Voices

This resource is based on the process we have used at REL Northeast & Islands to engage stakeholders with diverse roles, backgrounds, and experiences in meaning-making conversations focused on the interpretation of research findings to inform recommendations...
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Dec 11

Applying Academic Vocabulary and Language to Multiple Contexts

This video focuses on how the Family and Caregiver Activity sheets Word Detective and Interviewing a Special Person can extend classroom lessons on academic vocabulary and language to help elementary-age English learner students use new words across multiple...
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Dec 11

Building Oral and Written Language Skills

This video shows how to extend elementary classroom learning to the home with two Family and Caregiver Activity sheets: Asking and Answering Questions About an Informational Text and Writing Notebooks. The simple and fun activities, using content from...
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The Effects of Accelerated College Credit Programs on Educational Attainment in Rhode Island
This study examined participation in accelerated college credit programs dual enrollment, concurrent enrollment, and Advanced Placement courses in Rhode Island high schools to understand their effects on educational attainment in the 2013/14 grade 9 cohort...

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