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Our 20 Most Recent Resources

Boosting North Carolina School Turnaround Efforts (2016)
This story details SECC's involvement in supporting North Carolina school turnaround efforts.
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College- and Career-Readiness Standards and Assessment Resource List (Summer 2016) (2016)
This biannual update provides a list of resources that focus on college- and career-readiness standards and assessment.
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College- and Career-Readiness Standards and Assessment Resource List (Winter 2015–16) (2016)
This biannual update provides a list of resources that focus on college- and career-readiness standards and assessment. It includes materials from the federal content centers, comprehensive centers, and regional educational laboratories, as well as other organizations with expertise in education policy, research, and technical assistance.
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SECC Information Request: Best Practices for Alternative Charter School Programs and Charter School Programs (2016)
A state served by the Southeast Comprehensive Center requested information regarding research on best practices related to successful alternative charter school programs and virtual charter school programs.
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SECC Information Request: Technologies and Best Practices for Teaching K–12 Students With Visual Impairments (2016)
This document discusses technologies and best practices for teaching K–12 students with visual impairments
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Behavioral, Psychological, Educational and Vocational Interventions to Facilitate Employment Outcomes for Cancer Survivors: A Systematic Review (2015)

The objective of this systematic review is to examine experimental and quasi-experimental studies about interventions that (i) include one or more behavioral, psychological, educational, or vocational components, (ii) involve cancer survivors aged 18 years or older, and (iii) assess intervention outcomes on employment outcomes. The aims are both to describe the variety of interventions that have been studied using rigorous methods and to estimate intervention effects.

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College- and Career-Readiness Standards and Assessment Resource List (2015)

This biannual update provides a list of resources that focus on college- and career-readiness standards and assessment. It includes materials from the federal content centers, comprehensive centers, and regional educational laboratories, as well as other organizations with expertise in education policy, research, and technical assistance.

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Employment Interventions for Return to Work in Working Aged Adults Following Traumatic Brain Injury: Systematic Review (2015)
The purpose of this review is to identify and assess the evidence related to interventions for individuals with traumatic brain injury that are directly focused on return to work.
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Highlights from a KTER Center Systematic Review—Employment Interventions for Return to Work in Working Aged Adults Following Traumatic Brain Injury: KTER Center Technical Brief #6 (2015)
This technical brief presents the findings and implications for Employment Interventions for Return to Work in Working Aged Adults Following Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): A Systematic Review.
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Highlights from a KTER Center Systematic Review: Behavioral, Psychological, Educational and Vocational Interventions to Facilitate Employment Outcomes for Cancer Survivors: KTER Center Technical Brief #5 (2015)

This technical brief presents the findings and implications for Behavioral, Psychological, Educational and Vocational Interventions to Facilitate Employment Outcomes for Cancer Survivors: A Systematic Review.

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SECC Information Request: Descriptions of State-Developed Alternative Intervention Models for School Improvement Grants in Colorado, Minnesota, New York, Rhode Island, and Texas (2015)

This report describes state-developed alternative intervention models for schools receiving SIG funds in five states.

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SECC Information Request: Policies, Programs, and Practices States Use to Differentiate Levels of Intervention and Support for High-Need Schools (2015)

This report describes various states¹ differentiated levels of intervention and support for high-need schools.

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SEDL Insights, Vol. 3, No. 1: Teaching Content-Area Literacy and Disciplinary Literacy (2015)
This issue of SEDL Insights focuses on two types of literacy that are crucial to helping students become college and career ready: content-area literacy and disciplinary literacy.
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SECC Information Request: Approaches for Improving High School Graduation Rates of Students with Disabilities in CA, FL, NC, and TX (2014)
A number of states are implementing strategies for improving high school graduation rates of students with disabilities. This report takes a closer look at such efforts in the states of California, Florida, North Carolina, and Texas.
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SECC Information Request: Approaches for Improving High School Graduation Rates of Students with Disabilities in DE, KY, MD, and TN (2014)
Efforts to improve graduation rates for students with disabilities in four states are explored as well as any potential impacts on student achievement.
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SECC Information Request: Grading Practices for Student Report Cards (2014)
Grading practices for student report cards vary in many states and are often established at the local and district levels. Policies and practices in various states regarding the use of conduct, punctuality, and/or effort grades on student report cards are examined.
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SECC Information Request: Implementation of Mastery-Based Learning (2014)
A number states have implemented mastery-based learning, which allows students to demonstrate a deep understanding of content to earn course credit without having to complete seat time. This report explores policies and approaches in states that have implemented such programs.
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Supporting High-Quality Rural Education (2014)
The Southeast Comprehensive Center (SECC) and the Texas Comprehensive Center (TXCC) at SEDL are hosting the Regional Institute, Supporting High-Quality Rural Education, at the Embassy Suites Austin - Central Hotel in Austin, Texas, on November 5–7, 2014.
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Partners in Education: A Dual Capacity-Building Framework for Family–School Partnerships (2014)
This resource presents a new framework for designing family engagement initiatives that build capacity among educators and families to partner with one another around student success. Based in existing research and best practices, this report is designed to act as a scaffold for the development of family engagement strategies, policies, and programs.
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SECC Information Request: Focus School Strategies, Practices, and Achievement (2014)

The report details strategies and practices undertaken in a number of states to improve achievement in their Focus Schools.

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