Works in Progress
The Northeast Educator Effectiveness Research Alliance is investigating the use of student learning objectives as part of state teacher evaluation systems.[More info]
The US Virgin Islands College and Career Readiness Research Alliance is working to support the US Virgin Islands Department of Education as it develops a college and career readiness indicator system.[More info]
The Early Childhood Education Research Alliance is developing surveys to collect data around assessment use and the implementation of early learning standards.[More info]
The Research Agenda–Setting Workshop assists a team or group of individuals—often with different backgrounds—seeking to establish a set of real and relevant questions to guide research on a particular topical area with potential implications for education policy and practice.[More info]
REL Northeast and Islands is working with an advisory group of Urban School Improvement Alliance members on the development of a toolkit for working with external researchers.[More info]
REL-NEI researchers with the US Virgin Islands College and Career Readiness Research Alliance conducted a data catalog to identify data elements that could be used in creating a CCR indicator system. REL-NEI has refined the materials used for the data catalog project and will make them available for other jurisdictions to use.[More info]
Online Course Use in Rural and Nonrural High Schools: Results from a Survey in the Greater Capital Region of New York
This study is a survey of schools in the Greater Capital Region of New York to examine how they are using online learning, policies and practices for monitoring online learners, and barriers to using online learning options.[More info]
Focusing on a sizable urban district in New England, this study examines the relationship between English language learner program type and ELLs’ academic success.[More info]
This project responds to a request from the New Hampshire Department of Education to study the pilot implementation of the state’s new guidelines for teacher evaluation.[More info]
Gearing Up to Teach the Math Common Core: What Are Educator Needs and Online Resources in the Rural Northeast?
NRDRA members recruited districts in a range of sizes from New York, Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont to survey teachers on their preparation and familiarity with the Common Core and the types of resources that could help them implement them.[More info]
Kindergarten Entry Assessments: How Are KEAs Used in Schools and What Is Their Relationship to Student Learning?
This descriptive study uses data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study–Kindergarten Class 2010 dataset available from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) at the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education.[More info]