Resources from the Field

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February 2018 | Opening Doors, Changing Futures
Appalachian Higher Education Network

This report focuses on rural postsecondary education and workforce development opportunities in 10 Appalachian states.

February 2018 | Preparing Transition-Age Youth with Disabilities for Work: What School Leaders Need to Know About the New Legal Landscape
Institute for Educational Leadership

This policy brief provides school leaders with information about transition programs to help students succeed in postsecondary education and gain employment.

January 2018 | EDUCATION DATA 101 A Briefing Book for Policymakers
Data Quality Campaign

This briefing book outline “8 things to know about data in education” for policymakers.

January 2018 | Faculty Collaboration and Technology in the Liberal Arts: Lessons from a Teagle Grant Program
Ithaka S+R

This report features lessons learned from Teagle Foundation-funded projects that incorporate online learning into postsecondary liberal arts programs.

January 2018 | How Learning Happens: Supporting Students’ Social, Emotional, and Academic Development
The Aspen Institute

An interim report by The Aspen Institute on the important role that social and emotional development plays in student learning.

January 2018 | Kernels of Practice for SEL: Low-Cost, Low-Burden Strategies
Wallace Foundation

This brief outlines low-cost, targeted strategies to help programs develop social and emotional learning tools.

January 2018 | Original Instructions: A Challenge to Philanthropy to Expand Health and Educational Opportunities for Native Youth
Schott Foundation for Public Education

This report, published in partnership with Native Americans in Philanthropy, contains a set of recommendations from Native leaders for helping Native youth live healthy lives.

December 2017 | Equity at the Center: A Tool for Assessing Communication about Teaching and Learning
Students at the Center

This assessment tool was designed to help schools, districts, and intermediary organizations examine digital and web-based communications to ensure all stakeholders have an equal opportunity to access information.

December 2017 | Logic Models for Selecting, Designing, and Implementing Evidence-Based School Leadership Interventions
RAND Corporation

This report provides a step-by-step guide to understand ESSA-required logic models, and includes sample models.

December 2017 | School Leadership Interventions Under the Every Student Succeeds Act: Evidence Review, Updated and Expanded
RAND Corporation

This report explains the Every Student Succeeds Act's complex requirements regarding rigor of excellence. It also focuses on school leadership activities that support principals and other leaders and meet the law's mandates.