This journal article describes a process called SPREE — Scaling Programs with Research Evidence and Effectiveness — that can help funders and their grantees scale effective interventions successfully.
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Scaling Programs with Research Evidence and Effectiveness (SPREE)Oct 01, 2019
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Evaluation of the Teacher Potential ProjectJun 28, 2019
Mathematica’s report on the Teacher Potential Project, an initiative of EL Education, finds that the program—which includes an English language arts standards-aligned curriculum and embedded professional development for teachers—can improve teacher instructional practices and student achievement.
Sustaining Effective Teacher Practice: The Impact of the EL Education Language Arts Curriculum and Professional Development on Teachers’ InstructionNov 01, 2018
Teachers who engaged with EL Education’s English Language Arts Curriculum and professional development more often demonstrated Common Core State Standards-aligned instructional practices compared to teachers receiving the curriculum and professional development provided by their districts.
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District-Charter Collaboration Grant Implementation: Findings for Teacher and Principal SurveysJan 04, 2016
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