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Other ESSA Implementation Resources

The following resources from other organizations may be helpful to states, districts, and schools looking to better understand and implement the ESSA evidence provisions.

General ESSA Resources

Understanding the ESSA Evidence Provisions

Improving Low-Performing Schools

High Schools

School Leadership

Technical Assistance and Support

Resources from the U.S. Department of Education

Clearinghouses of Evidence-Based Programs

  • What Works Clearinghouse: With over 700 publications available and more than 12,000 reviewed studies in the online searchable database, the WWC identifies studies that provide credible and reliable evidence of the effectiveness of a given practice, program, or policy and disseminates summary information and free reports online.
  • Best Evidence Encyclopedia: A free web site created by the Johns Hopkins University School of Education’s Center for Data-Driven Reform in Education (CDDRE) that gives educators and researchers fair and useful information about the strength of the evidence supporting a variety of programs available for students in grades K-12.
  • Results First Clearinghouse Database: This one-stop online resource provides policymakers with an easy way to find information on the effectiveness of various interventions as rated by eight national research clearinghouses.
  • Evidence for ESSA: A free, authoritative, user-centered database to help anyone – school, district, or state leaders, teachers, parents, or concerned citizens – easily find programs and practices that align to the ESSA evidence standards and meet their local needs.