ERIC Number: ED314366
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
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A Comparative Longitudinal Analysis of State Education Agency Staff Development Programs in the Fifty States 1983-89.
Thompson, Jay C., Jr.; Cooley, Van E.
This study is a replication of a 1983-84 study involving state activity in the area of staff development. Responses to a survey were received from the Chief Educational Officer in each of the 50 states. A comparison is made of changes since the 1984 study, focusing on four basic objectives: (1) Which states through law or accreditation currently mandate staff development or inservice programs for local school districts? (2) Which states are currently planning or have pending legislation regarding staff development? (3) What effect does per pupil expenditures have on state mandates staff development programs? and (4) Which states provide funding for staff development or inservice programs? (JD)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Note: Paper presented a the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Research Association (11th, Chicago, IL, October 18-21, 1989).