As communities work toward promoting learning recovery and acceleration for students, WestEd offers support in allocating resources strategically, creating positive learning environments, and more. Visit our Accelerating Learning Recovery website to learn more.
Many states have or will launch State School Safety Centers (SSSCs), but more research is needed to understand how they work and what makes them successful. A new brief, which is the first in a series, examines the history, characteristics, and activities of SSSCs as part of WestEd's evaluation.
Effective whole-person initiatives depend on clear and consistent messaging. This workbook designed for state education agency leaders offers step-by-step instructions and templates for creating a strong communications strategy.
Entering middle school represents a crucial turning point in a student’s academic journey. Findings from a recent study suggest that incorporating supports for positive academic mindsets and behaviors can help ease the transition.
This new resource highlights research-informed practices for integrating SEL with teaching and learning, centering equity and incorporating current approaches to culturally responsive practices, trauma-informed instruction, and more.
Explore how race equity mindsets, social and emotional well-being, and outcomes for Black and Latinx students are interconnected. Also, find out how educators can foster positive student development and build equitable education systems.