Resource Database

Looking for additional research- and evidence-based resources? The FCRR Resource Database pulls together over 650 materials from across the center’s numerous research, innovation, and engagement activities. Users can search available materials by resource type, project, and stakeholder audience. We invite you to continue learning and growing with FCRR.

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In this recorded webinar, Dr. Robert Balfanz from John Hopkins University presents work on the often overlooked prevalence of chronic absenteeism in low-performing schools and the role of chronic absenteeism in undermining school reform efforts.
This study compared American Indian students in grades 6–12 in NC to all other students in the same grades both within the same schools and statewide on student demographics, school characteristics, and education
The purpose of this report was to determine which South Carolina charter schools performed better than could be predicted, considering demographic and socioeconomic characteristics.
The purpose of this report was to determine which Mississippi public schools perform better than could be predicted, considering demographic and socioeconomic characteristics.
This study used growth curve modeling to investigate school-level reading and mathematics achievement trends on the state accountability assessment in FL, MS, and NC for grades 3–8.
Given the abrupt transition to emergency remote learning due to COVID-19 and the continued uncertainty around what the 2020/21 school year holds, considering options for rethinking how educators, students, and families "do school" is imperative.
Just as normalcy somewhat returned by the end of the 2018/19 school year and the beginning of the 2019/20 year, little did we know that a different kind of storm was going to knock us off our feet again.
As we prepare to implement summer distance learning opportunities and devise multiple options for opening the 2020/21 academic year, the urgency for figuring out how to best support our students has created multiple possibilities and challenges.
This resource is targeted to parents and caregivers with the aim of providing them with activities they can do with children that support the development of foundational reading skills at home.
For those of us now suddenly teaching remotely in a time of crisis, the concept of social presence becomes even more important.
Literacy coaching initiatives have been implemented in states, school districts, and individual schools for a number of years, and we know that this professional development can be effective if coaches engage in evidence-based activities.
As students learn to read, educators and parents want to know if they are on track to become successful readers. The solution is a streamlined framework, where the purpose for each assessment is clearly defined.
By offering students access to courses not available in their home brick-and-mortar school, VirtualSC increases students' opportunities to create a more flexible and personalized learning pathway that better matches students' career interests.
Self-study guides provide evidence-based support for stakeholders as they make a multitude of decisions for intervention implementation.
This audio features Laurie Lee, manager of the REL SE Improving Literacy Research Alliance, LeighAnne Cheeseman and Jill Hoda, Asst. State Literacy Coordinators with Mississippi DoE, and Kirsten Wells, State Literacy Director for Mississippi DoE
In this podcast, REL Southeast Director Dr. Barbara Foorman discusses considerations of implementation of effective early literacy interventions based on evidence-based products released by the Institute of Education Sciences.
This second of two audio files highlights one of REL Southeast’s partners who is making equity an intentional part of designing and implementing CBE practices at the classroom and school level.
This first of two audio files highlights one of REL Southeast’s partners who is making equity an intentional part of designing and implementing CBE practices at the classroom and school level.
This interview featuring Dr. Osborne-Lampkin answers questions about the value of quality assessment processes and discusses the role of self-assessment in helping educators reflect and benchmark current practices against evidence-based norms.
Educators must learn quickly to mitigate the widespread and detrimental impacts of inequitable and ineffective virtual learning practices by rapidly iterating on lessons learned to improve distance learning implementation and outcomes.
Educators must learn quickly to mitigate the widespread and detrimental impacts of inequitable and ineffective virtual learning practices by rapidly iterating on lessons learned to improve distance learning implementation and outcomes.
With personalized learning taking a prominent position in North Carolina’s ESSA plan, many schools and school districts across the state are exploring the possibility of implementing personalized learning initiatives.
In this interview, Dr. Kathryn Kennedy, co-editor of the freely-available Handbook of Research on K-12 Online and Blended Learning, answers questions about connections between research, policy, and practice in the area of virtual education.
This recorded webinar features an overview of the Supporting Your Child's Reading at Home website and resources.