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Read about WestEd's work with schools, districts, and state and federal governments to improve education for all learners. In addition, keep up-to-date with our latest research, resources, projects, professional development opportunities, and more.

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Webinar: Introduction to Center for IDEA Fiscal Reporting (CIFR)

Learn about CIFR, designed to help states improve their capacity to report special education fiscal data. Thursday, February 5.

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Congressional Briefing on School Safety and Violence Prevention: Register Today

Researchers and policymakers will discuss cutting-edge approaches to improving school safety. Tuesday, February 10, Washington, DC.

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Webinar: Concepts and Common Core Alignment in Next Generation Science Standards

Learn about key concepts and integrating NGSS with the Common Core in Math and English/Language Arts.

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Desired Results Developmental Profile Training: Registration Deadline Extended!

Build capacity to train early childhood education teachers on the Desired Results Developmental Profile.

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Webinar: Next Generation Science Standards—Scientific, Engineering Practices

Learn how to advance students' understanding of NGSS scientific and engineering practices.

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Webinar: Closing Achievement Gaps and Advancing Equity in Common Core Implementation

Help ensure all students are provided opportunities presented by the Common Core. Webinar, Tuesday, January 20.

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Child Care Nutrition Physical Activity Forum: Register Today!

Participants will learn ways to help children develop healthy eating habits and physical activity.

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Formative Assessment in the Classroom, the Curriculum, and the Culture of Schools

Formative assessment is the focus of this upcoming workshop in which WestEd STEM staff will present.

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Reading Apprenticeship—Writing Connections: Informational Webinars

Register for an informational webinar about the Reading Apprenticeship: Writing Connections program.

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