WestEd in The Media

Teachers Take Care of Students. Who Takes Care of the Teachers?

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School policies must be in place to ensure teachers receive enough training and support to remain resilient, says Leora Wolf-Prusan. Read More

Can Poetry Revolutionize the Parent-Teacher Conference?

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Teachers engage family members in their students' learning to encourage support at home. Read More

Rural Schools Face Challenges in Finding, and Keeping, Teachers

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Rural California schools struggle to recruit and retain teachers, and growing teacher retirement rates exacerbate the problem.Read More

Guidelines Designed to Help Districts Implement New Science Standards

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Guidelines on implementing the Next Generation Science Standards, which focus on hands-on activities, are unveiled.Read More

How New York City Is Redefining Parent Engagement

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WestEd's Academic Parent-Teacher Teams approach begins to take hold in New York City schools.Read More

Education Assessment in the 21st Century: New Technologies

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Brookings Institution holds up Sim Scientists teaching and learning tool as an example of a powerful application that can capture enormous amounts of process data.Read More

California Examines How and Why to Improve its Measures of School Climate

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A California advisory group will recommend ways to make measuring school climate more meaningful for school districts.Read More

Reading Apprenticeship Developers Discuss How to Avoid Reform Fatigue

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New book from WestEd authors encourages teachers to learn and model "expert" reading strategies.Read More

A Push To Get Books, Not Tech, Into The Hands Of Young Readers

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Choosing from among donated books, young students who spend lots of time online can improve their reading skills.Read More

Atlanta Schools Start Over With Police

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Atlanta's school-climate strategy focuses on teaching students social-emotional skills.Read More