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REL Southwest partners with educators and policymakers in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas to improve learner outcomes. Learn more about REL Southwest.
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Event Scaffolded Writing Instruction for Middle Grade English Learner Students: The Write to Succeed Professional Learning Study | Mar 29, 2024

Join us at the National Association for Bilingual Education Conference as we present preliminary findings on the Write to Succeed Professional Learning program, designed to improve English proficiency for EL students and writing skills for all students...
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High-quality advising: Building systems for implementing individualized career plans

This infographic highlights Individualized career plans, a formalized process whereby students aspire to future goals that align with their talent and interests to support high-quality advising and counseling that prepares all students for success.
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Leveraging High-Quality Instructional Materials to Support Student Success

This REL Southwest infographic highlights the importance of high-quality instructional materials (HQIM) for student success and details how the Building Pathways for Student Success partnership is supporting the use of HQIM in Arkansas.
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Event English Proficiency and the Pandemic: Where Are English Learner Students’ Language and Literacy Skills Now? | Nov 14, 2023

This archived REL Southwest webinar examines the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on English learner students’ English language proficiency.
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Event Help! How to Effectively Collaborate With My Busy Colleagues to Support English Learner Instruction | Nov 10, 2023

In this archived workshop, hosted by REL Southwest and Rio Rancho Public Schools at the La Cosecha Dual Language Conference, experts discuss evidence-based approaches to support teachers in collaborating to improve instruction for dual language programs...
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Supporting School Leaders and Teachers to Implement Research-Based Early Learning Practices
This infographic describes how high-quality teacher-student interactions and play-based learning in early childhood education support students' academic success. The infographic also provides an overview of how REL Southwest is working with the Oklahoma...

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Without adequate induction supports and opportunities to build strong relationships with students, peers, and school leaders, new teachers can end up leaving the profession. This Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Southwest video introduces Louisianas...

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