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Algebra I Supports and Resources will help math teachers and coaches unpack, understand, and use current math content and practice standards. The brief includes progressions of learning, an overview of effective instruction, and practical instructional strategies—including strategies for students…
The Region 8 Comprehensive Center hosted a webinar to discuss Dual Credit in Indiana, particularly dual credit in rural school districts. The Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning (CELL) shared highlights and recommendations from a recent effort to study Indiana’s dual credit teacher…
The Region 8 Comprehensive Center (Region 8 CC) team joined Michigan’s Statewide Summer Learning Network (SSLN) to provide support in furthering the goals of increased access, participation, and quality for summer learning and enrichment opportunities. In winter 2022, the Region 8 CC team conducted…
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…


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Author: John D. Ross, Ph.D.Date:
When I was in the ninth grade, I took a typing class. It was expected that most students in my school did. We did have electric typewriters back then, not manual, but they were definitely typewriters and not keyboards. My classmates and I learned about the home keys, and over the course of a year we learned the others and different conventions of typing. Typing was an expected skill for most students, so could be considered a basic literacy.
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In 2010, as the last states adopted academic standards, all students in each state were finally required to learn a defined set of skills and knowledge in grades K-12 for ELA and mathematics.
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Author: Dumdi BaribeDate:
The 2023 National ESEA Conference was held in Indianapolis, Indiana this year from February 1 to February 4. State coordinators from the Region 8 Comprehensive Center (CC) team in partnership with representatives from the Michigan and Indiana state education agencies (SEAs) presented three workshops in the span of three days.
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Author: Stephanie IrvineDate:
What does it take to innovate across traditionally siloed spaces? In March 2020, a group of education and youth development professionals met to kick off what would become Future Proud Michigan Educator (FPME) LAUNCH.
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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.
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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.