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ERIC Number: EJ663733
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0742-051X
Professional Development: A Key to Kentucky's Educational Reform Effort.
Borko, Hilda; Elliott, Rebekah; Uchiyama, Kay
Teaching and Teacher Education, v18 n8 p969-87 Nov 2002
Presents case studies of four exemplary Kentucky schools to illustrate characteristics of a statewide initiative designed to support standards based educational reform. The reform emphasized professional development, increased financial support for professional development, and used a decentralized model so that local needs influenced the types of professional development activities. The article highlights three aspects of school capacity: individual teachers' knowledge, skills, and dispositions; professional community; and program coherence. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Kentucky