REL West in the News

Report: Teacher shortage even worse than thought

Report: Teacher shortage even worse than thought

Link to Bakersfield Californian
December 1, 2016 | Bakersfield Californian


The Bakersfield Californian cited a recent study on projected teacher retirements in CA from the REL West Educator Effectiveness Alliance. Read the article to learn more.


ELLs Who Master English Early More Likely to Graduate On Time, Study Finds

ELLs Who Master English Early More Likely to Graduate On Time, Study Finds

Link to Education Week
December 1, 2016 | Education Week


Education Week featured a recent publication from REL West's English Learner Alliance on high school graduation rates across EL subgroups in Arizona. Read the article to learn more.


Many Students 'Stop Out' of High School, Studies Find

Many Students 'Stop Out' of High School, Studies Find

Link to Education Week
November 22, 2016 | Education Week


Education Week recently featured an interview with REL West's Vanessa Ximenes Barrat. She discusses a recently published study from our Dropout Prevention Alliance for Utah Students With Disabilities on dropouts who re-enroll in high school. Read the article to learn more.


Can English Proficiency Level Predict Academic Performance for English Language Learners?

Can English Proficiency Level Predict Academic Performance for English Language Learners?

Link to New America
November 4, 2016 | New America


New America's DLL National Work Group Newletter recently featured a report from REL West's English Learner Alliance on English language proficiency assessment scores. Read the article here and check out the report at this link.


California's rural counties to face heaviest teacher retirement rates

California's rural counties to face heaviest teacher retirement rates

Link to EdSource
October 19, 2016 | EdSource


Coverage of the release of the report, "Projections of California teacher retirements: A county and regional perspective." Read the article here and check out the report at this link.