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Collaborative Survey Design: Focus on Competency-Based Learning


New Series Provides Tips and Guidance on Survey Development Process for Educators

At REL Northeast & Islands, we are charged with helping states and districts in our region use data and analysis to inform education policy and practice with the . . .

REL Survey Tool Hones In on Student Experience of Competency-Based Learning

The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) has released a new survey tool and guide that can help schools and districts measure student beliefs about, exposure to, and . . .

REL Researchers Participate at NCES Summer Forum and STATS-DC Conference

In July, I joined nine Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) colleagues from across the country for a cross-REL presentation held at the annual meeting of the National Forum on Education Statistics (Forum) in Washington, D.C.

Continuous Improvement Projects Test New Interventions to Tackle District and School Priorities

REL Northeast & Islands has been partnering this year with three districts in our region to build their capacity to engage in continuous improvement (CI) to address priorities and solve problems.

Principal Leadership Is Key Factor in Teachers’ Satisfaction with Evaluation Systems

As an educator, researcher, or someone interested in the field of education, have you ever wondered whether teachers are satisfied with their evaluation process? How . . .

Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands Launch P–16W Collaboratives Supported by REL, Research Alliances

By Helen Duffy, Researcher, and Beth Ratway, Technical Assistance Consultant, REL Northeast & Islands For the past couple of years, REL Northeast & Islands has . . .

REL Northeast & Islands and CASDA Put the Spotlight on Rural School and Community Well-Being at Albany Symposium

Since it formed in 2012, the Northeast Rural Districts Research Alliance at REL Northeast & Islands has been providing research to support rural school and district . . .

Early Warning Systems: Massachusetts, Minnesota, and the State Role in Implementation

The creation of an early warning system (EWS) is an evidence-based strategy that districts and schools can use to both identify and subsequently support students at risk . . .