ERIC Number: EJ601221
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Getting Beyond Policy: School Reform in Practice.
Virginia Journal of Social Policy & the Law, v6 n1 p127-54 Fall 1998
The SIP (Standards in Practice) instructional improvement program was successfully implemented in three El Paso school districts. Student scores have soared. Teacher development must be ongoing, site-based, and targeted to all students' specific needs. Teachers need strong verbal and math skills, deep content knowledge, and teaching skill. (MLH)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Hispanic American Students, Instructional Improvement, Pilot Projects, Professional Development, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, Teacher Effectiveness, White Students
University of Virginia School of Law, 580 Massie Road, Charlottesville, VA, 22903-1789; Tel.: 804-924-0597; Website: http://scs.student.virginia.edu/~vjspl/.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Texas (El Paso)