This REL Appalachia blog summarizes a recent IES report, examining Algebra I course taking pathways and outcomes based on students’ performance on Virginia’s grade 5 statewide math test.
Dropout prevention in the time of COVID-19
As school closures due to COVID-19 separate students from structured routines and educational supports, the number of disengaged students may continue to grow.
Supporting and Measuring Career Readiness: Hot topics, Common Challenges, and Practical Resources
Regional Educational Laboratory Appalachia convened representatives for a workshop to discuss how educators and researchers are addressing the development and measurement of career readiness.
Study of Experiences and Needs of Rural Education Achievement Program Grantees
This study’s objective was to examine state and district practices and perspectives regarding REAP, how districts use REAP funds and REAP-Flex, and states’ and districts’ recommendations for improving program operations.