REL West in the News

Identifying and Supporting ELLs with Learning Disabilities

Identifying and Supporting ELLs with Learning Disabilities

Link to New America
September 16, 2015 | New America


New America featured a literature review from REL West's English Learner Alliance in an article on English learner students with disabilities. Read the article and download the literature review.


As Utah Suicide Rates Climb, Experts Tell Educators to Watch for Signs of Despair in Children

As Utah Suicide Rates Climb, Experts Tell Educators to Watch for Signs of Despair in Children

Link to The Salt Lake Tribune
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

What We (Don't) Know About English-Learners and Special Education

Link to Education Week
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.


Catch Them Before They Fall: A Summer Math Program Aims to Improve Odds of Success in Algebra

Catch Them Before They Fall: A Summer Math Program Aims to Improve Odds of Success in Algebra

Link to The Hechinger Report
July 10, 2015 | The Hechinger Report


REL West's published report, The Effects of the Elevate Math Summer Program on Math Achivement and Algebra Readiness, was recently featured in The Hechinger Report. Check out the article and then access the report.


Keep Students with Disabilities on Track to Graduate

Keep Students with Disabilities on Track to Graduate

Link to Education Daily
December 10, 2014 | Education Daily


REL West's published report, School Mobility, Dropout, and Graduation Rates across Student Disability Categories in Utah, was recently featured in Education Daily. Check out the article and then access the report