ERIC Number: EJ554780
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Does Teacher Empowerment Affect the Classroom? The Implications of Teacher-Empowerment for Instructional Practice and Student Academic Performance.
Marks, Helen M.; Louis, Karen Seashore
Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, v19 n3 p245-75 Fall 1997
Data from 24 restructuring elementary, middle, and high schools are used to examine teacher empowerment in schools with at least four years of experience with decentralized or school-based management. Findings suggest that empowerment is an important but not sufficient condition of change that does affect teaching quality and student performance. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Research supported by the Office of Educational Research and Improvement through Grant No. R117Q00005-94 and the Wisconsin Center for Education Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison.