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Communicating About Data and Selecting Assessments: A Challenge for Early Childhood Educators

Since the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) published the REL Northeast & Islands report “Data Collection and Use in Early Childhood Education Programs: . . .

Do REL English Learner Study Findings Apply to My District? New Tool Can Help

The REL Northeast & Islands Making Connections report “The Correlates of Academic Performance for English Language Learner Students in a New England District” . . .

Connecticut Adapts and Administers REL Early Childhood Research Alliance Surveys

When the Early Childhood Education Research Alliance (ECEA) at REL Northeast & Islands first convened three years ago, the members created a research agenda to try . . .

Early Childhood Research Alliance and Comprehensive Center Meet on Kindergarten Entry Assessments

On July 30, the Early Childhood Education Research Alliance (ECEA) at REL Northeast & Islands and the Center on Enhancing Early Learning Outcomes (CEELO)—one of . . .

Massachusetts Special Educators Learn to Use the Data-Inquiry Cycle

This past April, REL Northeast & Islands delivered two data-use workshops to more than 100 educators at the request of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and . . .

New Hampshire Department of Education Presents REL, NEERA Study at Annual Principals Meeting

On June 24, 2015, New Hampshire Commissioner of Education Virginia Barry and Educator Effectiveness Lead Karen Soule provided the keynote address at the annual . . .

Letter from the Director: New Tools, Varied Formats

A key priority of the current REL contract is to ensure that the research studies we conduct and the analytic support we provide to states and districts are useful and . . .

REL Northeast & Islands and Northeast Comprehensive Center Highlight Educator Effectiveness at the Leveraging Resources Conference

On May 6 in Bethesda, Maryland, Susan Mundry, facilitator of the Northeast Educator Effectiveness Research Alliance (NEERA) at REL Northeast & Islands at EDC, and . . .