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A Look at High School Career and Technical Education (CTE) Coursetaking as of 2013 (March 20, 2019)
A new set of web tables looks at public high school graduates' participation in career and technical education (CTE) as of 2013, and from 1992 to 2013. The tables document the average number of credits students earn in CTE versus other curriculum areas, and in various CTE areas (such as health care), and document the percentage of students who earn various types and combinations of CTE credits.

Persistence, Retention, and Degree Attainment Among 2011–12 First-Time Beginning Postsecondary Students as of Spring 2017.  (March 12, 2019)
A new First Look report from NCES examines 2011–12 first-time beginning postsecondary students’ persistence, retention, and attainment in postsecondary education 6 years after their initial enrollment. This report uses data from the 2012/17 Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study (BPS:12/17), a nationally representative longitudinal sample survey that followed 2011–12 first-time beginning postsecondary students through 2016–17.

REL Southwest Webinar: Trauma-Responsive Education Practices (March 8, 2019)
Join REL Southwest on March 28 to learn about the research evidence supporting trauma-responsive practices and how to create a trauma-sensitive classroom.

REL Northeast & Islands Webinar: Financing Early Educator Preparation, Support, and Compensation (March 8, 2019)
Join REL Northeast & Islands on March 27 for a webinar that will discuss actionable steps states can take to support the education, skills, and credentials of their early education workforce.

REL Central Webinar: Diversifying and Widening the Teacher Pipeline with Grow Your Own Programs (March 8, 2019)
Join REL Central on March 19 to learn about Grow Your Own programs that help address educator shortages, retention, and diversity, and hear about how two evidence-based programs are being implemented.