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Student holding a pencil and scantron answer sheet
Author: Dumdi BaribeDate:
In 2022, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) mathematics and reading assessments were administered to samples of Grade 4 and Grade 8 students in select school districts across the country.
Adult speaking to a group at a table.
Author: Dumdi BaribeDate:
The Region 8 Comprehensive Center (Region 8 CC) is supported by program evaluators who study the initiatives through which technical assistance is facilitated with State Education Agency (SEA) clients.
an adult teacher working with two students
Author: Dumdi BaribeDate:
Ideally, education research and practice should be in a mutually reinforcing dialogue, with practitioners sharing insights from their experiences to inform research and researchers investigating questions of interest to practitioners and then communicating findings.
Student and teacher looking at a computer screen.
Author: Dumdi BaribeDate:
The last two years have heralded unprecedented changes in education. In a matter of weeks in March 2020, students transitioned from attending school in physical classrooms to participating—as best as they could—in virtual classrooms.
Children looking up at the teacher.
Author: Dumdi BaribeDate:
The Region 8 Comprehensive Center (Region 8 CC) team is committed to helping educators in Ohio, Michigan, and Indiana to pursue educational equity for all their students.
Three adults standing in front of a screen.
Author: Dumdi BaribeDate:
During the 2022 National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Conference, staff of the Region 8 CC and Michigan Department of Education (MDE) team members gave three presentations.

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In this October 10, 2022, webinar, Dayton Public Schools (DPS) superintendent Dr. Elizabeth Lolli discusses how the placement of two teachers in the district’s first, second, and third grade classrooms helped student achievement return to pre-COVID levels. Funded primarily with federal COVID relief…
The Region 8 Comprehensive Center developed this brief as part of its support for the Indiana Department of Education’s educator recruitment and retention efforts. The brief highlights how educator preparation programs, institutions of higher education, and school districts can improve the teacher…
The Region 8 Comprehensive Center developed this brief as part of its support for the Indiana Department of Education’s educator recruitment and retention efforts. The document details the different types of recruitment and retention data and how to use such data to answer key questions. In…
The Region 8 Comprehensive Center (Region 8 CC) assisted the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) in finding research-based strategies for recruiting teachers. This report focuses on the techniques and approaches IDOE, districts, and schools can use in their efforts to recruit teachers,…