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REL Appalachia released the report, The effects of increased learning time on student academic and nonacademic outcomes: Findings from a meta-analytic review.

This study examines the extent to which ILT interventions affect student academic and non-academic outcomes and identifies program characteristics associated with positive effects on students' outcomes.
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Regional Needs and REL Appalachia's Responses, 2014

REL Appalachia conducts research, shares the results with educators, and helps them put this new knowledge to work for students. Here are some of the projects we are working on in order to address the educational issues identified by our research alliances in Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.

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About REL Appalachia

REL Appalachia serves Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. REL Appalachia is one of 10 federal Regional Educational Laboratories (RELs). We partner with regionally-based research alliances made up of schools, districts, and state departments of education to conduct research on K-12 education. We share the results with educators and help them put this new knowledge to work for students.

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Upcoming events from our partners around the region and other RELs:

September 18, 2014 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. EDT
Webinar: Principles to Actions: Secondary Mathematics Learning Progressions
REL Central

September 18, 2014 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. EDT
Webinar: Meeting Students’ Needs Through Increased Learning Time
REL Appalachia

September 23, 2014 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. EDT
Webinar: Using Student Surveys as a Measure of Teacher Effectiveness
REL Appalachia

September 25, 2014 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. EDT
Webinar: Creating and Using Automated Data Dashboards for Teachers (PC Users)
REL Mid-Atlantic

September 25, 2014 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. EDT
Webinar: Learning Targets that Add Up to Success (Part Two of a Three-Part Series)
REL Central

September 30, 2014 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. EDT
Webinar: Improving Mathematical Problem Solving in Grades 4 through 8
REL Appalachia

October 1, 2014 8:30 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. EDT
In-Person Event: Five Steps for Structuring Data-Informed Conversations and Action in Education
REL Appalachia

October 9, 2014 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. EDT
Webinar: Effective School Leaders
REL Mid-Atlantic

October 21, 2014 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EDT
Webinar: Using Classroom Observation to Measure Teacher Effectiveness
REL Mid-Atlantic