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  • 10 Key Policies and Practices for All Schools With Strong Evidence of Effectiveness From Research

    This concise, one-page document, developed by The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk at The University of Texas at Austin, distills the latest research findings into 10 easy-to-follow recommendations that states and school districts can use to create policy and improve student outcomes. This document covers items in reading, writing, mathematics, dropout prevention, data management, and other topics.

  • 10 Key Reading Practices for All Elementary Schools With Evidence of Effectiveness From Research

    This document, developed by The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk at The University of Texas at Austin, distills the latest research findings into 10 easy-to-follow recommendations that states, school districts, and schools can use to improve elementary students' reading outcomes. Also included are descriptions of what students should know and be able to do at the elementary grade levels.

  • 10 Key Writing Policies and Practices for All Schools With Evidence of Effectiveness From Research

    This document, developed by The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk at The University of Texas at Austin, distills the latest research findings into 10 easy-to-follow recommendations that states, school districts, and schools can use to improve students' writing outcomes. Also included are descriptions of students' skills at several grade levels.

  • 10 Key Policies and Practices for Schoolwide and Classroom-Based Behavioral Supports

    This document, developed by The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk at The University of Texas at Austin, presents the latest research findings in 10 easy-to-follow recommendations that states, school districts, and schools can use to improve schoolwide and classroom behavioral supports. Also included are examples of each recommendation.

  • 10 Key Policies and Practices for Assessment in Schools With Evidence of Effectiveness From Research

    This document, developed by The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk at The University of Texas at Austin, presents the latest research findings in 10 easy-to-follow recommendations that states, school districts, and schools can use to improve assessment. A full list of publications cited is available online.

  • 10 Key Mathematics Practices for All Elementary Schools With Evidence of Effectiveness From Research

    This document, developed by The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk at The University of Texas at Austin, presents the latest research findings in 10 easy-to-follow recommendations that states, school districts, and schools can use to improve elementary students' mathematics outcomes. Also included are examples of how to enact each principle in the classroom.

  • 10 Key Math Practices for All Middle and High Schools With Evidence of Effectiveness From Research

    This document, developed by The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk at The University of Texas at Austin, presents the latest research findings in 10 easy-to-follow recommendations that states, school districts, and schools can use to improve secondary students' mathematics outcomes.

  • 10 Key Reading Practices for All Middle and High Schools With Evidence From High-Quality Research

    This document, developed by The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk at The University of Texas at Austin, distills the latest research findings into 10 easy-to-follow recommendations that states, school districts, and schools can use to improve middle and high school students' reading outcomes. Also included are descriptions of what students should know and be able to do at selected secondary grade levels.

  • 10 Key Policies and Practices for Teaching English Learners With Research Evidence of Effectiveness

    This document distills the latest research findings into 10 easy-to-follow recommendations that states, school districts, and schools can use to improve instruction for English language learners. Also available is a list of research evidence supporting the recommendations.

  • 10 Key Vocabulary Practices for All Students With Strong Evidence of Effectiveness From Research

    This document, developed by The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk at The University of Texas at Austin, distills the latest research findings into 10 easy-to-follow recommendations that schools can use to improve all students' vocabulary practices.

  • 10 Key Policies and Practices for Reading Intervention

    This document, developed by The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk at The University of Texas at Austin, distills the latest research findings into 10 easy-to-follow recommendations that districts and schools can use to improve reading intervention.

  • 10 Key Practices for Teaching Reading in English-Spanish Bilingual Programs

    This document—the 13th installment of the "10 Key" series by The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk—distills the latest research findings into 10 easy-to-follow recommendations that states, school districts, and schools can use to improve reading instruction in English-Spanish bilingual programs.

  • 10 Key Policies and Practices for Social-Emotional Learning

    This document, developed by The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk at The University of Texas at Austin, presents the latest research findings in 10 easy-to-follow recommendations that states, school districts, and schools can use to improve schoolwide and classroom social-emotional learning. Also included are examples of each recommendation.

  • 10 Key Policies and Practices for Explicit Instruction

    This document, developed by The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk at The University of Texas at Austin, presents the latest research findings in 10 easy-to-follow recommendations that states, school districts, and schools can use to improve schoolwide and classroom explicit instruction. Also included are scenarios for each recommendation and a list of the research on which the recommendations are based.