SEDL Monthly
E-BULLETIN  //  FEBRUARY 2015  // 

SECC Information RequestsImproving High School Graduation Rates of Students With Disabilities
Students with disabilities have lower graduation rates than students without disabilities, and many states are taking steps to address this gap. The Southeast Comprehensive Center recently completed two Information Requests on different states’ approaches to improving high school graduation rates of students with disabilities. One publication examines approaches in California, Florida, North Carolina, and Texas. The other publication reviews strategies in Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, and Tennessee.

Implementing a Data Literate Culture at the School and Teacher Levels Part II


Implementing a Data Literate Culture at the School and Teacher Levels Part II

The Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Southwest is hosting a bridge event webinar on implementing a data literate culture at the school and teacher levels. This webinar is the second in a series that examines the components that support effective data use in the rural setting for continuous improvement at the school, classroom, and student levels. The webinar takes place on Thursday, March 5, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. EST.

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Educator Evaluation Systems

KTDRR Webcasts

The Center on Knowledge Translation for Disability and Rehabilitation Research (KTDRR) has been hosting a webcast series that examines the links between vocational rehabilitation research and practice. Upcoming webcasts include

All webcasts begin at 3 p.m. EST/EDT.

Educator Evaluation Systems

Effective Fractions Instruction for Students Requiring Additional Assistance

The REL Southeast is hosting a webinar on effective fractions instruction for students requiring additional assistance. Participants will learn about two mathematics practice guides from the Institute of Education Sciences. They will also have an opportunity to connect instructional recommendations to Florida’s C-Palms system and discuss interventions and techniques for struggling students. The event takes place on February 24, 3–5 p.m. EST. Learn more and register.

SEDL in the News


In an article on increasing parent involvement in school work, The Press of Atlantic City cites a SEDL study on the impact of family engagement.

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