Stay tuned in 2018 for articles about improving middle school science; reconnecting disconnected youth through community-based initiatives; helping demystify complex texts for English learners; and more.
Plan and implement school improvement with the help of an onsite facilitator who will coach district or school leaders on bringing about rapid and sustainable growth using the critical practices of successful school turnaround.
A new paper describes how scaffolding for science writing helps many elementary school students, particularly English learners, develop both their writing skills and their understanding of how writing works so that they can become successful and informed writers.
The School Climate and Wellness Partnership works with schools and districts to build student and staff capacity, engage stakeholders, and design and implement a school climate and wellness improvement plan based on the foundations for effective learning: safety, support, and health.
Topics that most interested our readers in 2017 include Next Generation Science Standards implementation, early childhood, and teacher leadership. Check out WestEd’s most downloaded research and evaluation reports of 2017.
SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, & MATHEMATICS Implementing Next Generation Science Standards in Grades K–8
Download two new reports in a series from the evaluation team of the NGSS Early Implementers Initiative. The first explores the integration of science and English language arts, while the second examines how school and district administrators contribute to NGSS implementation.
Join WestEd at the 2018 National Title I Conference, held on February 8–11, 2018, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Be sure to attend our sessions and visit us at booth 326 to learn about WestEd’s services, research, and resources.
This new book introduces research-based practices designed to help schools connect and align resources to implement an improvement strategy, engage in collective learning, and use that learning to provide students with richer educational opportunities.
The Center for IDEA Fiscal Reporting (CIFR) provides technical assistance and tools to state educational agencies (SEAs) to help them meet their federal obligation to collect and report special education fiscal data, as required by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.