The REL West Reference Desk provides quick-turnaround answers to pressing education questions from administrators, practitioners, policymakers, and other community stakeholders in our region. These responses reflect the latest research and available evidence, and may include references, abstracts, referrals, and/or reliable website sources that address the topic in question. A growing selection of Reference Desk responses to questions that may be of interest to the region is posted here.
|Summary of information on Standard English learners||January 2016|
|Summary of resources on co-teaching for EL students in K-12 settings||January 2016|
|Summary of Resources on Charter Schools||December 2015|
|School Desegregation and Student Achievement||December 2015|
|Implications of attendance in school grading policy and practice; research on improving attendance in high school||December 2015|
|ELP Testing of English Learner Students with Disabilities||October 2015|
|Resources on School Climate for Schools and Districts||October 2015|
|Making Adjustments When Doing Formative Assessment||October 2015|
|Paraeducator Training and Student Outcomes||October 2015|
|Supports for Community College Students||September 2015|
|Research on Parent Liaisons||September 2015|
|High School Grading Policies and Best Practices||September 2015|
|Student Attendance and Outcomes||September 2015|
|The Availability of AP Courses and Student Outcomes||August 2015|
|Information on classroom ratios and legislation||August 2015|
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