REL Northeast and Islands
The Long Now
APRIL
BRIDGE EVENT
The "Long Now": Local Data in an Era of State Longitudinal Data Use
Join the Urban School Improvement Alliance and learn about maximizing data collection with minimal resources and creating secure, private, and agile databases.

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Early Childhood Educator Surveys
Early Childhood Educator and Administrator Surveys
NEW SURVEY TOOL
Three modules assess educator background, assessment use, and implementation of early-learning standards.
Student Studying
MAY
BRIDGE EVENT
Proficiency- and Competency-Based Learning: Emerging Research
Join the Northeast College and Career Readiness Research Alliance in exploring P/CBL and its implications for states, districts, and schools.

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SLO 50 State Scan
NEW REPORT
Student Learning Objective Policies Across the Country
REL-NEI and the Northeast Educator Effectiveness Research Alliance conducted a 50-state scan of policies governing the use of SLOs in educator evaluation systems.
May 7 Bridge Event: Rural Students and Families
MAY
BRIDGE EVENT
Students and Families Living in Rural Poverty: Research and Strategies for Educators
The Northeast Rural Districts Research Alliance explores supports for families living in rural poverty.

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Letter from the Director - Winter 2014


WINTER 2014

Director Jill Weber reflects on the impact of REL-NEI work and announces the publication of our first report.

Rural Schools Video
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Alliance Takes on Rural K-12 Challenges
The Northeast Rural Districts Research Alliance is examining technology-based solutions and encouraging data use in schools and communities from New York State to Maine.

Events

Publications

News

Collaborative Research Structures: What Have We Learned?

Join REL-NEI on May 12 at 2:00 p.m. ET as we welcome REL Southwest and REL West in a discussion about the affordances and challenges of different research alliance . . .

Letter from the USIA Support Team: Data and the Talking Cure

A regular feature of convenings of the Urban School Improvement Alliance is a presentation by a Core Planning Group member. At our November 2013 meeting in Brockton, . . .
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Letter from the Director: Alliance Work in Use Across the Region

One of the ways REL-NEI is tracking the relevance of our work across the region is through the stories of our research alliances, and we are watching our impact and . . .
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English Learners Alliance Examines Research on Effective Multi-Tiered Systems of Support

Boston, MA – Over the past decade, the percentage of English language learners in US public schools has risen to 10 percent, with an estimated 4.7 million students . . .
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REL-NEI in Washington: Alliances Build Capacity and Create Connections Across the Region

Boston, MA — On Dec. 10, REL Northeast and Islands hosted a daylong forum in Arlington, Va.—“Reciprocal Capacity Building: Researchers and Practitioners Learning . . .
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Board Members Champion Researchers and Practitioners Working Together

At an October 2013 REL Northeast and Islands Governing Board meeting in Providence, Rhode Island, several members reflected on the value of researchers and practitioners . . .
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US Virgin Islands Alliance Explores Research on College Transition

The Virgin Islands Department of Education (VIDE) has prioritized increasing high school graduation rates and better preparing students for postsecondary success. In . . .

Educator Effectiveness Alliance Talks Data Use in Manchester, N.H., Schools

Boston, MA – On October 2, 2013, the Northeast Educator Effectiveness Research Alliance (NEERA) at REL Northeast and Islands produced a daylong training for staff of . . .