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ERIC Number: EJ677645
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0161-956X
The Challenge of Improving Instruction in Urban High Schools: Case Studies of the Implementation of the Chicago Academic Standards.
Wong, Kenneth K.; Anagnostopoulos, Dorothea; Rutledge, Stacey; Edwards, Claudia
Peabody Journal of Education, v78 n3 p39-87 2003
Explores the complexity of balancing curricular standards and accountability with professional creativity and development, focusing on four Chicago high schools that range from a college prep magnet school to a reconstituted school. The paper looks at how teachers respond to curricular standards, frameworks, and assessments and how they shape instructional and classroom practices, and it notes how teachers across schools teach the same piece of literature. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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