Evidence-Based Resource Bank – Secondary Transition (September 2022)
This document provides an overview of Evidence-Based Practices (EBPs) related to improving graduation outcomes for students with disabilities ages 14-21.
Evidence for ESSA | Evidence For ESSA
Narrative Description … The website is sponsored by the Center for Research and Reform in Education (CRRE) at Johns Hopkins University School of Education. Their mission is to provide clear and authoritative information on programs that meet the ESSA evidence standards and enable educators and communities to select effective educational tools to improve student success
IRIS | Resources (vanderbilt.edu)
Narrative Description … The IRIS Center creates a host of materials and resources about evidence-based instructional and intervention practices. Developed in collaboration with nationally recognized researchers and education experts, these instructional resources are created for use in professional development activities, and independent learning opportunities for practicing educators.
WVGtG Implementation Frameworks to Support Effective Practices (November 2022)
These frameworks include High-Leverage Practices (HLPs) in Special Education, Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS), Universal Design for Learning (UDL), and West Virginia Tiered System of Supports (WVTSS). Each framework is summarized in the description and related resources are also provided as website and video links designed to provide schools, families, and the community with additional information to improve graduation outcomes for West Virginia students.
WVGtG Implementation Supports Resource Bank (November 2022)
The Implementation Support Resource Bank provides modules, information briefs, publications, and websites to support local education agencies (LEAs) across the state of West Virginia to implement effective practices with fidelity.
Early Warning Intervention and Monitoring System Implementation Guide (June 2020)
This Early Warning Intervention and Monitoring System (EWIMS) Implementation Guide is a supporting document for schools and districts that are implementing an early warning system (EWS). An EWS is a platform that uses local, historical student data; research-based early warning indicators; and predictive analytics to accurately identify students who are in danger of not achieving key educational milestones, such as on-time graduation. WVDE uses ZOOMWV as it’s single source for pre-k through grade 12 educational data.
Preventing Dropout in Secondary Schools (2017 Educator’s Practice Guide)
The goal of this practice guide is to offer educators specific, evidence-based recommendations that address the challenges of preventing dropout in secondary schools. This guide synthesizes the best publicly available research and shares practices that are supported by evidence. It is intended to be practical and easy for teachers and school leaders to use.