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Education and Career Planning in High School: A National Study of School and Student Characteristics and College-Going Behaviors

This study used student and counselor survey responses from a nationally representative longitudinal dataset to examine the relationships between students' participation in three core elements of education and career planning during high school and their application, coursetaking, and enrollment behaviors associated with the transition to college. » More info


What Works Clearinghouse requests information on rigorous research on interventions that promote postsecondary success

The WWC has released a request for information on rigorous research on interventions that promote postsecondary success. » More info


Impacts of Home Visits on Students in District of Columbia Public Schools

REL Mid-Atlantic partnered with the District of Columbia Public Schools to conduct a rigorous evaluation of the impacts of teacher home visits conducted as part of its Family Engagement Partnership (FEP) program. » More info


Community Math Night Facilitators' Toolkit

REL Appalachia's Community Math Night Facilitators' Toolkit equips elementary school educators to plan and implement an engaging, positive, family math event from start to finish. » More info


WWC Summarizes the Research on Year Up

Year Up is an intervention that provides six months of occupational and technical training in the information technology and financial service sectors followed by six-month internships, together with other supports that ensures students have strong connections to employment. » More info

National Library of Education (NLE)

Library and bookshelvesNLE provides information, statistical, and referral services to the Department of Education, government agencies and the public. The collection focuses on education, including thousands of textbooks and instructional materials, as well as resources on law, public policy, economics, urban affairs, sociology, history, philosophy, and information science.

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REL Events and Opportunities

Teachers talking togetherREL Events provide an opportunity to learn from practitioners, policymakers, and researchers from across the country. Check out the REL Events Calendar for upcoming webinars and in-person professional development opportunities spanning topics from improving early education to transforming postsecondary teaching and learning, and everything in between.

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a father reading with his daughterAssisting Students Struggling with Mathematics: Intervention in the Elementary Grades

This practice guide grounds the six recommendations in high-quality evidence-based research studies focused on mathematics intervention. Each recommendation is supported by strong evidence, and includes features of intervention and/or instructional practices, with guidance on how to implement them, advice on how to overcome potential obstacles, and a short summary of the research that supports it.

Supporting Your Child's Reading at Home

Learning to read begins at home through everyday parent-child interactions, long before children attend school. This new website helps families support literacy development for students in Kindergarten through 3rd grade. It includes family activities to build literacy skills at home, along with videos that show parents what to focus on in each activity.

Teaching Math to Young Children for Families and Caregivers

Early childhood is an important period for developing math skills. These resources and activities, organized by math topics such as counting or shapes, include research-based and easy-to-follow steps to help you support your child's math skills during a typical day.

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Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

Professional analyze various pieces of dataLearn about the plans for and results of evaluations related to ESSA