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Learning From Experience: Lessons From Policy Implementation
The first generation of implementation analysts discovered the problem of policy implementation—the uncertain relationship between policies and implemented programs—and sketched its broad parameters.Expand
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Policies That Support Professional Development in an Era of Reform
Policies must keep pace with new ideas about what, when, and how teachers learn and must focus on developing schools' and teachers' capacities to be responsible for student learning.
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Building School-Based Teacher Learning Communities: Professional Strategies to Improve Student Achievement
Building on extensive evidence that school-based teacher learning communities improve student outcomes, this book lays out an agenda to develop and sustain collaborative professional cultures.Expand
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Professional Communities and the Work of High School Teaching
American high schools have never been under more pressure to reform: student populations are more diverse than ever, resources are limited, and teachers are expected to teach to high standards forExpand
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The Rand Change Agent Study Revisited: Macro Perspectives and Micro Realities
The Rand Change Agent study, undertaken from 1973–1978, indicated a significant shift in the ways people thought about affecting planned change in education. Rand found that effective projects wereExpand
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Federal Programs Supporting Educational Change
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Youth Civic Engagement in the Twenty-First Century
We enter the 21st century contending with the end of the Cold War's legacy of political uncertainty, expecting youth to play a significant part in the search for new principles that will bring aboutExpand
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What Matters Most in Teachers' Workplace Context?.
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Teacher Evaluation: A Study of Effective Practices
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