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Teacher Evaluation and Professional Learning: Lessons from Early Implementation


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 . . .

States, Districts, and Higher Ed Meet at REL Roundtable on Teacher Preparation

In recent years, members of the Governing Board for REL Northeast & Islands have observed similar challenges related to teacher preparation and discussed the . . .

Do You Need to Localize Research Findings to Your Own Context? Use the Discussion Tree Template

Practitioners and policymakers across our region often tell us that they struggle to make research and data from other states and districts relevant to their own . . .

English Learners and Data Gathering: Connecticut Revises Home Language Survey Guidance with REL Alliance Support

A major goal of the English Language Learners Alliance at REL Northeast & Islands at EDC is to build the capacity of its members to make research- and . . .

Review of Key 2015 Accomplishments for the English Language Learners Alliance

The English Language Learners Alliance (ELLA) had a busy year in 2015, completing two high-leverage projects in Connecticut. One project was a follow-up to work done . . .