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
Across grade levels, students enter school with diverse characteristics, experiences, and knowledge. REL work discerns how schools attend to these characteristics. Through applied research, training, coaching, and dissemination, RELs work in partnership to create more inclusive schools for all.
This guide was designed to help state and local education agencies conduct needs assessments to better understand the strengths, challenges, and needs unique to schools serving American Indian students. It includes surveys developed collaboratively w