Guest Blogger Shirley Araiza, a graduating senior from Oregon’s Glencoe High School, takes a hard look at equity issues from a student’s perspective.
Looking at Our Differences and Using Them as Strengths
We profile three Oregon schools that are changing their policy and practice to keep students in class and create an equitable learning environment.
Making Strides Toward Ending Discipline Disparities
View a short video highlighting what we do at Education Northwest and why we like working here
REL Northwest is one of 10 regional educational laboratories (RELs) across the nation dedicated to improving the use of research and data in policy and classroom practice.

6+1 Trait Writing for the Common Core State Standards Institute

student writing at her desk in a classroom

Learn to teach your students to meet rigorous Common Core expectations using our proven 6+1 Trait Writing model. If you are a teacher, coach, or administrator, register now for the June 15–18 6+1 CCSS Institute.Learn More

Upcoming Event

CCSSO 2015 National Conference on Student Assessment
June 22-24, 2015 - San Diego, California


The Council of Chief State School Officers National Conference on Student Assessment will be held to promote sharing of information and best practices that will help states achieve their educational purposes through having the strongest assessment systems possible.