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Study: Credit Recovery Is Key Reason for Online Course Enrollment in New York’s Capital Region

Over the past 15 years, the number of students enrolling in online courses has increased dramatically, and district and states realize that it will be important to . . .
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REL Competency-Based Learning Study Finds Common Policy Elements, Needs in Northeast

Published April 16, "Competency-Based Learning: Definitions, Policies, and Implementation" is the first REL Northeast & Islands publication stemming from . . .
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REL Northeast & Islands Featured in Public TV Broadcast on Research–Practice Partnerships

During a recent REL Midwest event, "Building Partnerships for Improvement in Education"—broadcast in February 2015 by WTTW in Chicago—REL Northeast & Islands . . .
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REL Primer Helps District Staff Untangle Nested Data to Increase Accuracy of Research Analyses

Educators and evaluators often want to know how the characteristics of classrooms, schools, and districts are related to the academic outcomes of students. At the same . . .
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REL New Hampshire Teacher Evaluation Study at American Evaluation Association Conference

In mid-October, I represented REL Northeast & Islands and our New Hampshire Educator Evaluation Implementation Study Team at the American Evaluation Association . . .

District Data Directors Troubleshoot Shared Challenges Through Alliance

In the spring of 2014, as they do every three months, the members of the Urban School Improvement Alliance (USIA) met for a day to talk and to plan. On April 15, the . . .
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Educators Respond to Study of English Learners in a Single New England District

In the study "Making Connections: The Correlates of Academic Performance for English Language Learners in a New England District," published by the Institute of . . .
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REL Northeast & Islands and Harvard Graduate School of Education Event Explores Researcher and Practitioner Perspectives on Implementation of Educator Evaluation Systems

The educator evaluation systems that districts are rolling out across the country have quickly become an intensive focus of study for education researchers. To share and . . .