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ERIC Number: ED519161
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jul-1
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 38
Small Learning Communities: Benefits and Planning Consideration. The Informed Educator Series
Molineaux, Rebecca
Educational Research Service
This "Informed Educator" examines the use of small learning communities to address the disadvantages of large, comprehensive schools in a cost effective manner. The different types of small learning communities are described, and the research on both small schools and small learning communities is discussed. Lastly, issues that should be addressed while planning and implementing small learning communities, including common mistakes and problems that may arise during the process, are examined. (Lists 6 online resources.)
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Educational Research Service