Unpacking Chronic Absenteeism through Networked Improvement Communities

It is estimated among K-12 students in the United States, roughly 5-7.5 million are chronically absent (i.e. missing 10% or more school days) each...

New Resources for Districts from CAREI

The Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement remains committed to identifying and creating resources for school districts to use in implementing evidence-based practices....

When Evidence-Based Practices do not produce desired effects: Should we throw...

This month, Education Week re-ran an article that was originally published on November 6th, 2015 titled “RtI Practice Falls Short of Promise.” I responded...

Why is it so Difficult to Sustain Change Over Time?

On behalf of the Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement (CAREI), welcome back to the start of another school year! Whether you are...

Research to Practice: Five Research Studies Worth Reviewing

Summertime is quickly approaching, and with it comes the end of the 2017-18 school calendar. This shift offers us an opportunity to reflect on...