The value of social capital


In this post, Lara Hebert writes, "When I think about the Literacy in Learning Exchange, my thoughts often drift to Carrie Leana's research around professional networks and student achievement. I'm a big fan of her 2011 article 'The missing link in school reform' ... Where current rhetoric around reform tends to focus on the measure of individual teacher knowledge and expertise (a.k.a. human capital), it's the measure of professional collaboration and networking (social capital), that requires as much -- and maybe more -- attention to truly make a difference." Read on.

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