For more than 50 years, the RELs have collaborated with school districts, state departments of education, and other education stakeholders to help them generate and use evidence and improve student outcomes. Read more
Special education research can offer insights for students with disabilities, as well as their peers. In partnership with education leaders, RELs examine special education in local contexts, drawing on insights from other IES Centers, to translate research to improved practice.
REL Midwest researchers are working with district leaders in Racine, Wisconsin, to conduct continuous improvement cycles that advance recruitment and retention strategies to create a more diverse teacher workforce.