REL West in the News
New federal study advises caution in using student scores to rate teachers
Link to Get Schooled
January 20, 2016 | Get Schooled
November 2015 REL West Research Digest: Data Reveal Varied Outcomes for Students with Disabilities
Link to the REL West Research Digest
December 3, 2015
Growth for ELLs: Trends Across High-Flying Districts
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October 15, 2015 | EdCentral
Eric Haas, PhD, JD recently served as a discussant at a webinar on meeting the needs of English learner students hosted by REL Northeast and Islands. Haas was quoted in EdCentral's New America blog on how districts are managing the growth of English learner student populations. Haas is the Alliance Lead for REL West's English Learner Alliance. Check out the article to learn more.
As Utah Suicide Rates Climb, Experts Tell Educators to Watch for Signs of Despair in Children
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September 10, 2015 | The Salt Lake Tribune
A REL West event on suicide prevention hosted by the Dropout Prevention Alliance for Utah Students with Disabilities and the Utah State Office of Education was featured in an article in The Salt Lake Tribune. Check out the article to learn more.
What We (Don't) Know About English-Learners and Special Education
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July 22, 2015 | Education Week
REL West's published report, Identifying and Supporting English Learner Students with Learning Disabilities: Key Issues in the Literature and State Practice, was recently featured in Education Week. Check out the article and then access the report.