Educational Renewal: Not by Remove Control-- Work of a University Professor in a Partner School
AbstractA university professor elaborates on the challenges and successes of the Brigham Young University-Public School Partnership, In which university and public schools work together to restructure public schools and teacher preparation. The partnership focuses on four areas: preservice education, in-service education, curriculum, and research/evaluation. Through the partnership, new evaluation models have been developed, discretionary time has become available for various types of teacher in-service activities, curricula have been updated and developed, and teacher-guided research Is being initiated. Problems in restructuring education also are discussed. These include concerns over time commitment and resources, faculty support, and lack of correlation with advancement procedures.
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