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Data Literate Culture at the SchoolImplementing 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, April 2, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. EDT.
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KTDRR Webcast


Employment After Traumatic Brain Injury

The Center on Knowledge Translation for Disability and Rehabilitation Research is hosting a webcast on employment after traumatic brain injury. The event will include a dialogue with a researcher, a state head injury coordinator, and a vocational rehabilitation (VR) practitioner to discuss the research, policy, and VR practice surrounding returning to work following a traumatic brain injury. This webcast takes place on March 25, 3–4:20 p.m. EDT. Learn more.

REL Southeast Webinar

Designing Data Systems for the Hard Questions: Data Elements and Structures for Effectively Assessing and Improving VirtualSC

Hosted by the REL Southeast, this event outlines key objectives for enhancements to the data collection and reporting capabilities of South Carolina's VirtualSC data system. Participants will understand the limitations of many current data collection systems that researchers have studied and learn to identify next steps for creating new data elements and structures that can dramatically increase the capability of VirtualSC's data system. This event takes place on April 2, 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m. EDT in Columbia, SC. Learn more.

REL Southwest Bridge Event

Teaching Academic Content and Literacy to English Learners

A recording of the REL Southwest bridge event webinar Teaching Academic Content and Literacy to English Learners is now available online. This webinar—held Nov. 10, 2014, as a follow-up to a July conference—examines evidence-based strategies and recommendations for effective English language academic instruction. Learn more.

SEDL in the News


SEDL has won two MarCom Gold Awards for its 2013 annual report, Evidence to Practice, and for SEDL Insights, Vol. 1, No. 2, Managing the Implementation of School Improvement Efforts. Congratulations to our talented and dedicated team for ensuring that our many stakeholders are aware of the important work that SEDL does.

An article in the Victoria Advocate on parental involvement and Response to Intervention cites a SEDL study on the impact of family engagement on student achievement.

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