Smaller-scale, low-cost trials would be a more effective way to research the effectiveness of professional development programs for teachers, according to three researchers who have studied the topic. It's also possible that the U.S. Department of Education could assist changes by requiring evidence-based approaches to funding professional development.
How should teachers' professional development be evaluated?
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