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Northeast College and Career Readiness Research Alliance

The Northeast College and Career Readiness Research Alliance provides research to support the work of seven northeastern states as they assess and enhance secondary-school initiatives designed to increase graduation rates and ensure students’ readiness for college-level work and the workforce.



Standards-Based Grading: Research and New Approaches

Boston, MA – On May 30, the Northeast College and Career Readiness Research Alliance (NCCRA) hosted a Bridge Event to explore the research on grading and to learn . . .



NCCRA Hosts Research Webinar on Proficiency-Based Learning

More than 150 educators have registered for NCCRA’s upcoming Bridge Webinar featuring emerging research on proficiency- and competency-based learning. Jennifer Steele . . .


Dana Brown and Armando Vilaseca
NCCRA member Dana Brown (left), Principal of Malden (MA) High School, speaks with former Vermont Secretary of Education and REL-NEI Governing Board member Armando Vilaseca.

REL-NEI Support Team


Leslie Hergert

Alliance Facilitator


Aubrey Scheopner Torres

Alliance Researcher

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