Thu, 19 Jan 2017 20:25:41 EDTA new report from the National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance describes state-, district-, school-, and teacher-level implementation of program initiatives promoted through Title I and Title II-A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act during the 2013-14 school year.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:00:40 EDTNew evaluation report finds that SIG schools used more of the practices promoted by the program, but there was no evidence of a significant impact on student outcomes.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 08:32:31 EDTREL Midwest surveyed the literature and interviewed state administrators of adult education to inventory strategies used in Midwest states to support adult learners’ transition to postsecondary opportunities.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 05:45:08 EDTThis report was produced to assist states as they develop accountability systems that (1) comply with ESSA; (2) incorporate sound statistical practices and protections; and (3) meet the information needs of state accountability reporting, while still protecting the privacy of individual students.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 08:38:40 EDTPractitioners can use this rubric, developed by REL Southeast, to rate reading/language arts instructional materials for grades K–5 based on rigorous research and state standards.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 11:42:52 EDTFunctional behavioral assessment (FBA) is an individualized problem solving process for addressing student problem behavior. An assessment is conducted to identify and implement individualized interventions aimed at reducing problem behaviors and increasing positive behaviors. The WWC reviewed the research and found that FBA-based interventions have potentially positive effects on school engagement and problem behavior for children identified with or at risk for an emotional disturbance.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 11:41:23 EDTA new report from the WWC summarizes the research on pivotal response training (PRT), an intervention that focuses on improving pivotal (core) areas affected by autism, such as communication and responding to environmental stimuli. Based on the research, PRT was found to have no discernible effects on communication/language competencies for children and students with an autism spectrum disorder.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 08:26:32 EDTA REL Northwest study highlights the importance of academic preparation to improve advanced course enrollment and success for Spanish-speaking students.
Mon, 9 Jan 2017 06:38:39 EDTERIC just released new fields that were specifically designed to help researchers easily find relevant studies and additional information for their research. Join us for a webinar on January 18th to learn more about these latest enhancements.
Wed, 4 Jan 2017 08:40:03 EDTREL Appalachia examined how many schools and students used college preparatory transition courses in grade 12 during the 2014/15 school year as a way to increase college readiness in Kentucky.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 20:36:28 EDTThe new RELs will work in partnership with states and school districts to bridge research, policy, and practice in education. The nine REL contracts begin on January 3, 2017.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EDTThe 2015 School Crime Supplement (SCS) to the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) administration contained an embedded, randomized split-half experiment to compare two versions of an updated series of questions on bullying. This report outlines the development, methodology, and results of the split-half experiment.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EDTThese Web Tables use data from the 2015 School Crime Supplement (SCS) to the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) to show the relationship between bullying victimization and other variables of interest such as the reported presence of gangs, guns, drugs, and alcohol at school; select security measures; student criminal victimization; and personal fear, avoidance behaviors, fighting, and weapon-carrying at school.
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 08:11:23 EDTThe 51st in a series of publications initiated in 1962, the Digest’s purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of education from prekindergarten through graduate school.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 10:18:43 EDTThis report provides international comparisons of student performance in science, reading, and mathematics literacy from the PISA 2015 assessment. In 2015, 70 education systems, including the United States, participated in PISA. In addition, Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Puerto Rico participated in PISA separately from the nation.