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Washington state continues to face a critical teacher shortage. To address the problem, state policymakers and district administrators are looking at “grow-your-own” teacher strategies, which seek to identify and support current paraeducators and limited certificated teachers who are interested in
Transferring from a community college to a university can be challenging. Without adequate support—as well as practices and policies that set them up for success—community college students may struggle to transfer and earn a bachelor’s degree. According to the Beginning Postsecondary Student study,
Lesson Study is a structured, collaborative professional development intervention with evidence showing that it improves mathematics instruction among K-12 teachers. Lesson Study provides a framework for instructors to actively investigate how to improve learning in their classrooms. Resources from
States are developing comprehensive educational data systems that contain a wealth of student data spanning the pre-K, K-12, and postsecondary education systems.
In recognition of Native American Heritage Month, we’re excited to share some of the important work being conducted in the Northwest region and beyond to promote success for American Indian and Alaska Native students and to increase awareness of the contributions of Native people, past and present.
Math success for students with learning disabilities and struggling learners starts with solid teaching practices combined with necessary, specially designed teaching adjustments.
Education Northwest’s board of directors announced that it has unanimously chosen Patty Wood as the organization’s chief executive officer.
Teachers can create a rich learning experience for everyone by providing the necessary accommodations for students with dyslexia, while also embracing their unique skills and perspectives.
The Community College Research Center and Education Northwest are collaborating to adapt a pilot project at three community colleges in Oregon to test the usefulness of the lesson study professional development model in higher education.
As we observe Hispanic Heritage Month, we are deeply inspired by the five Latinx educators who are sharing their stories with us in 2019.
Provide better support to early learning programs and kindergarten transitions with these resources from Education Northwest and REL Northwest.
In a summer reflection blog post, Jacqueline Raphael discusses teaching students writing as a craft and how that might look in the classroom.
Education Northwest proudly announces the addition of Jeff Strickler as chief operating officer.
Discover what's new in a statewide curriculum on the Native American experience in Oregon.
Understanding how to integrate different approaches can go a long way toward helping students of color build a sense of belonging at school.
Mandy Smoker Broaddus writes about Oregon S.B. 13 as a way for tribal peoples to have their presence validated across the state and in classrooms.
With more English learners in American schools, it's important to equip teachers to make learning accessible for all students. A new tool for coaching teachers can help schools meet this challenge.
“The health of my community, and of Indian Country in general, depends on policymakers with personal experience.”
"For me, learning about my own culture is a lifelong process, but I definitely believe we should be telling our own story whenever possible.”
Hiring more teachers of color benefits all students academically and builds the school community—and it's the right thing to do.

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