Ask REL Southwest

Please visit Ask A REL at the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Program website. Select your region for a personalized response to your question. Ask A REL is a collaborative reference desk service provided by the 10 regional educational laboratories (REL) that by design, functions in much the same way as a technical reference library. It provides references, referrals, and brief responses in the form of citations on research-based education questions.

All Ask A REL responses utilize research-based resources including

  • Referrals to IES research publications and products
  • References or bibliographies of existing education research, including IES publications or products
  • References to evidence-based research
  • Regional education information specific to your state or community