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REL Central describes research on state interventions with their lowest-performing schools

REL Central summarizes research on state interventions with chronically low-performing schools. Researchers identified 25 studies that explored the relationship between these interventions and student outcomes.

REL Central outlines considerations for identifying rural districts that are closing achievement gaps

REL Central outlines key decision points and considerations for developing a local process to identify rural districts in which achievement gaps have decreased, illustrated by experiences in Colorado and Nebraska.

Did You Know?

Public school students in 28 states scored higher than their peers in the nation; students in 15 states and the District of Columbia scored lower than their peers nationally. The interactive map provides details. (Read more)

In Science, no state scored lower in 2011 than in 2009. The interactive map provides details! (Read more)

Data Snapshot

Our nation's schools should be safe havens for teaching and learning, free of crime and violence. This short video shows our latest data on safety in schools.
Our nation's schools should be safe havens for teaching and learning, free of crime and violence. This short video shows our latest data on safety in schools.

 

2009 graduates earned an average of 3 credits more over the course of their high school education than 1990 graduates. This translates to about 420 additional hours of instruction during their high school careers.
2009 graduates earned an average of 3 credits more over the course of their high school education than 1990 graduates. This translates to about 420 additional hours of instruction during their high school careers.