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Research Report

Teaching for High Standards: What Policymakers Need to Know and Be Able to Do

In this report, Ball and Darling-Hammond discuss the relationship between teacher knowledge and student performance; they summarize what the research suggest about what kinds of teacher education and professional development teachers need in order to learn how ot teach to high standards; and they describe what states are doing to provide these opportunities for teacher learning, and with what effects.

Publication Date

November 1998