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Collaborative Survey Design: Focus on Competency-Based Learning


Principals Spend Nearly 60 Hours a Week on Work, REL Study Finds

Anyone who has spent a fair amount of time around schools knows that a principal’s work is never done. But how many hours do they actually spend each week on the job? . . .

The Logic Model Workshop: Building the Capacity of Alliance Members and Others for Effective Program Design and Evaluation

As REL Northeast & Islands at EDC began its work with research alliances in 2012, our staff soon discovered that many district- and state-based alliance members . . .

What Works Clearinghouse Launches New, Easy-to-Navigate Website

In our work at REL Northeast & Islands, we are often approached by stakeholders asking us “what will work” to help address a particular educational need or . . .

Understanding Patterns in English Learners’ Reclassification Might Help Schools Better Serve English Learner Students

How long does it take an English learner in US schools to learn English? Not surprisingly, there isn’t a simple answer to this question.A new REL Northeast & . . .

New REL Study Explores Relationship Between Teacher Demographics and Evaluation Ratings

New, high-stakes educator evaluation systems have become increasingly popular in recent years; yet little is known about the link, if any, between evaluation ratings and . . .

Letter from the Director: REL Research Generates New Knowledge for the Field

With three months left in our five-year contract as REL Northeast & Islands at EDC, I look back with pride at all we have accomplished. Remember, the Regional . . .

Continuous Improvement Work with Maine School Will Be Presented at National Rural Education Research Symposium

On October 13, I will represent REL Northeast & Islands at the 2016 Rural Education National Forum & 108th NREA Convention and Research Symposium at The Ohio . . .

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 . . .