ERIC Number: EJ540345
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Reforming State and Federal Policies To Support Adoption of Proven Practices.
Slavin, Robert E.
Educational Researcher, v25 n9 p4-5 Dec 1996
Argues that student achievement cannot be improved unless teachers can implement effective instructional methods. Presents recommendations for using federal and state policy levers to change classroom practices by empowering school staff to participate in reform decisions; for funding of program evaluation and schools tied to adopting effective practices; and for building local capacities to identify, support, and evaluate innovative programs. (GR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Decision Making, Educational Change, Educational Finance, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Financial Support, Policy Formation, Program Evaluation, Public Schools, School Support, Staff Development, State Federal Aid, Student Improvement
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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