Minn. district gives teachers an hour each week for PLCs

10/14/2013 | SouthernMinn.com (Northfield, Minn.)

For the past four years, teachers in Northfield Public Schools in Minnesota have met for an hour each week in professional learning communities to use student-achievement data to improve classroom instruction and set departmental goals for the year. "Before PLCs, teachers talked about kids, but they never had that dedicated time. Teachers are now having more meaningful conversations about student learning," principal David Craft said.

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