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REL Pacific partners with educators and policymakers in American Samoa, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Hawaii, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Republic of Palau, and the Republic of the Marshall Islands to improve learner outcomes. Learn more about REL Pacific.
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Sep 15

Interpreting and Using School Performance Data: Dos and Don’ts for 2022 and Beyond

The accountability provisions of the Every Student Succeeds Act are back in effect after 2 years of pandemic-related disruptions. States need to know that they are using their data appropriately to identify schools for targeted or comprehensive support...
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Dec 09

The Challenges and Opportunities of Balanced Systems of Assessment

Balanced systems of assessment allow educators to holistically support students. This infographic, based on a REL Pacific webinar, defines balanced systems of assessments and discusses how to select assessments to comprise a balanced system.
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Sep 21

Factors Associated with Grade 3 Reading Outcomes of Students in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Public School System

Few elementary students on the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) are scoring at grade level or higher on the ACT Aspire reading assessment. To better understand factors associated with the reading proficiency of CNMI grade 3 students...
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Jul 01

Using High School and College Data to Predict Teacher Candidates’ Performance on the Praxis at Unibetsedåt Guåhan (University of Guam)

Policymakers and educators on Guåhan (Guam) are concerned about the persistent shortage of qualified K-12 teachers. Staff at the Unibetsedåt Guåhan (University of Guam, UOG) School of Education, the only local university that offers a teacher training...
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Jul 01

Associations between High School Students’ Social-Emotional Competencies and Their High School and College Academic and Behavioral Outcomes in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

This study addressed the need expressed by education stakeholders in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands to better understand their high school students' social-emotional competencies and how those competencies might be associated with students...
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Effective Approaches and Strategies for Educator Retention
This infographic provides examples of promising approaches and strategies drawn from studies across the United States for increasing K-12 teacher retention. Developed to support a REL Pacific partnership project in the Republic of Palau, this infographic...

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