Budget cuts force districts to rethink teacher-training methods

07/22/2010 | Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The

Schools in the Atlanta region are using new, low-cost training methods for teachers because of budget cuts. Officials say face-to-face training is expensive, and they are looking into online professional-development options or on-the-job training. Teachers also are forming professional learning communities, "where they share best practices, observe each other's teaching styles and hold lunch-and-learn sessions," one official said.

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