Putting teachers at the center of reform: Learning schools and professional communities

Karen Seashore Louis, Sharon Kruse, Mary Anne Raywid

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Abstract

When schools are seen as learning organizations and professional communities, attention is focused on teachers' work as a key instrument of reform. By emphasizing needed changes in the culture of schools and the daily practice of professionals, the reform movement can concentrate on the heart of the school-the teaching and learning process.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)9-21
Number of pages13
JournalNASSP Bulletin
Volume80
Issue number580
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 1996

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