New guide on analyzing student-level disciplinary data
REL Northeast and Islands has issued a new report to help districts in analyzing their student-level data to answer important questions about the use of exclusionary disciplinary actions. . . . [MORE]
Implementing extended school days in Florida's 300 lowest performing elementary schools in reading
A new REL Southeast study examines how Florida’s 300 lowest performing elementary schools in reading implemented an extended school day policy in 2014/15. . . . [MORE]
What Works Clearinghouse Releases Updated Intervention Report on Success for All
This updated report on the Success for All (SFA) literacy program includes research examined in a 2009 report and reviews of 111 additional studies. . . . [MORE]
Preparing for Life after High School: The Characteristics and Experiences of Youth in Special Education
A new multi-volume report from the National Longitudinal Transition Study 2012 (NLTS 2012) finds that secondary school youth with an individualized education program (IEP) feel positive about school, but are more likely than their peers to struggle academically and to lag behind in taking key steps towards postsecondary education and jobs. . . . [MORE]
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