ERIC Number: ED467639
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Science Education Reform: The Impact of Teacher Enhancement & Curriculum Implementation on Student Performance, 1995-2001.
Lawrenz, Frances; Huffman, Douglas
The National Research Council (NRC) initiated the first reform movement in 1994 in order to increase student achievement, provide curriculum reform, and involve teacher enhancement programs. This document reports on a study with qualitative and quantitative components that evaluated the results of the impacts of teacher enhancement and curriculum reform on student attitudes and achievement in five U.S. schools during the last six year period. The schools were located in California, Iowa, Montana, New York, and Texas. (YDS)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, High Schools, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Student Attitudes
University of Minnesota, Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement, College of Education and Human Development, 275 Peik Hall, 159 Pillsbury Drive SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455. Web site: http://www.education.umn.edu/carei/programs/ssc.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement.
Identifiers - Location: California; Iowa; Montana; New York; Texas