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Assessing the accuracy of evaluating principals using student test scores

A new report examines the accuracy of four test-based measures of principal performance and finds little evidence that test-based performance systems accurately predict principals' future contributions to student achievement. » More info


Focusing on Mathematical Knowledge: The Impact of Content-Intensive Teacher Professional Development

This evaluation report examines the impact of providing elementary school teachers with content-focused math professional development on their knowledge, instruction, and students' achievement. » More info


New Findings on the Teacher Incentive Fund Program

A new report looks at the implementation and impacts in schools who offered pay-for-performance as part of their 2010 Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) grants. » More info


Comparing DC Public Schools to Private Schools in the Opportunity Scholarship Program

A new evaluation brief compares features of DC public schools and private schools participating in the federally funded DC Opportunity Scholarship Program (OSP). » More info


See How ERIC Selects New Sources

A new video provides the answer to how ERIC selects new sources, including education-focused journals, grey literature reports, and conference papers. » More info

National Library of Education (NLE)

Library and bookshelvesNLE provides information, statistical, and referral services to the Department of Education, government agencies and the public. The collection focuses on education, including thousands of textbooks and instructional materials, as well as resources on law, public policy, economics, urban affairs, sociology, history, philosophy, and information science.

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REL Events and Opportunities

Learning series on Early Warning SignsREL Events provide an opportunity to learn from practitioners, policymakers, and researchers from across the country. Check out the REL Events Calendar for upcoming sessions on implementing and using Early Warning Systems and many other important topics in education.

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Featured Publication

ChalkboardThe Effects of the Elevate Math Summer Program on Math Achievement and Algebra Readiness

This study examined the effects of the Elevate Math summer program on math achievement and algebra readiness, as well as math interest and self-efficacy, among rising 8th grade students in California's Silicon Valley.

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Case Studies of Schools Receiving School Improvement Grants

Students using computersThe final report on the implementation of federal School Improvement Grants (SIG) examines the actions and reactions of 25 schools attempting to turn around low performance.

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