Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:53:09 EDTThis updated report on the Success for All (SFA) literacy program includes research examined in a 2009 report and reviews of 111 additional studies. Based on this research, the WWC found SFA to have positive effects on alphabetics, potentially positive effects on reading fluency, and mixed effects on comprehension and general reading achievement for beginning readers.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDTThis Statistics in Brief examines the nonparental care arrangements of children in the United States, from birth through age 5, who are not yet enrolled in kindergarten, describing children’s relative, nonrelative, and center-based care arrangements from 2001 to 2012.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:16:28 EDTREL Northeast and Islands demonstrates how conclusions about districts’ use of resources may differ depending on the measures used to calculate expenditure-to-performance ratios.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 10:47:23 EDTThis report provides a snapshot of the extent to which U.S. public schools students are taught by certified and experienced teachers using two available datasets.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:49:25 EDTREL Midwest describes how and why they used a professional learning community during the 2012-2017 REL contract to shift from a traditional research paradigm, with the researcher as an expert, to the collaborative research world, with the researcher as a partner.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:39:41 EDTREL Northwest found that early warning indicators used by six Washington state school districts were poor predictors of dropout for all students, but particularly for English learner students.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDTGuam is home to the largest population of migrants from the Freely Associated States (FAS): the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau. This study sought to better understand how the characteristics and outcomes of FAS students compare with those of other students in Guam.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDTA new study from REL Southeast examines the impact of Developing Mathematical Ideas, a mathematics professional development program in fractions, on grade 4 teachers’ in-depth knowledge of fractions as well as their students’ understanding and proficiency with fractions.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDTThe study, by REL Central, found that students of teachers collaborating with retired educator mentors demonstrated a significant improvement in math achievement equivalent to one month’s worth of added instructional time.
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDTA new study from REL Southeast examines the demographics, educational attainment, licensures, and career paths of assistant principals and principals in North Carolina from 2001/02 through 2003/2004.
Thu, 9 Mar 2017 10:14:16 EDTA new REL Northwest study describes accelerated college credit options in Oregon and gaps in participation and pass rates among student groups.
Thu, 9 Mar 2017 10:13:05 EDTREL Midwest describes programs’ use of training, coaching, and other quality improvement activities, and examines the relationship between these activities and rating increases among programs in Iowa’s Quality Rating System.
Wed, 8 Mar 2017 10:18:25 EDTREL Midwest used data from the Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 to examine whether rural high school students have different postsecondary expectations and attainment than their nonrural peers.
Tue, 7 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDTThe National Indian Education Study (NIES) reports educational experiences and results for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) students in the United States.
Thu, 2 Mar 2017 08:25:35 EDTThe randomized study examined whether Ramp-Up to Readiness produced impacts on students’ college readiness and college enrollment after one year of implementation.