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How Teachers Experience Principal Leadership: The Roles of Professional Community, Trust, Efficacy, and Shared Responsibility
Purpose: The leadership of the principal is known to be a key factor in supporting student achievement, but how that leadership is experienced and instructionally enacted by teachers is much lessExpand
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Does Professional Community Affect the Classroom? Teachers' Work and Student Experiences in Restructuring Schools
School reform efforts have focused on the development of professionally enriching work groups for teachers as a vehicle for improving student achievement. This study examines the impact of schoolExpand
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Professionalism and Community: Perspectives on Reforming Urban Schools, Karen Seashore Louis and Sharon D. Druse. 1995. Corwin Press, Inc., Thousand Oaks, CA. 272 pages. ISBN: 0-8039-6252-5 (hc);
PART ONE: PROBLEMS AND CONCEPTS Professionalism and Community - Karen Seashore Louis, Sharon D Kruse and Anthony S Bryk What Is It and Why Is It Important in Urban Schools? An Emerging Framework forExpand
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Teachers’ Professional Community in Restructuring Schools
Professional community among teachers, the subject of a number of recent major studies, is regarded as an ingredient that may contribute to the improvement of schools. The research reported in thisExpand
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Professional Community in Chicago Elementary Schools: Facilitating Factors and Organizational Consequences
Professional community is receiving markedly increased attention as part of both practitioner and scholarly efforts to promote improvements in instruction and student learning. Interest in this areaExpand
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Participation of life-science faculty in research relationships with industry.
BACKGROUND Recent research on academic-industrial research relationships in the life sciences has examined their frequency, benefits, risks, and evolution from the standpoint of industrial sponsorsExpand
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Accountability Policies and Teacher Decision Making: Barriers to the Use of Data to Improve Practice.
One assumption underlying accountability policies is that results from standardized tests and other sources will be used to make decisions about school and classroom practice. We explore thisExpand
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