ERIC Number: EJ648251
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Instructional Program Coherence: What It Is and Why It Should Guide School Improvement Policy.
Newmann, Fred M.; Smith, BetsAnn; Allensworth, Elaine; Bryk, Anthony S.
Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, v23 n4 p297-321 Win 2001
Presents the concept of instructional program coherence and explains why school improvement frameworks that incorporate instructional program coherence are more likely to advance student achievement than multiple unrelated efforts. Presents some evidence that Chicago, Illinois, elementary schools with stronger instructional program coherence make higher gains in student achievement. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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