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Learning PolicyWhen State Education Reform Works$
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David K. Cohen and Heather C. Hill

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780300089479

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300089479.001.0001

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Policy, Teaching, and Learning

Policy, Teaching, and Learning

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(p.1) Chapter 1 Policy, Teaching, and Learning
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Learning Policy
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David K. Cohen

Heather C. Hill

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300089479.003.0001

This chapter provides an overview of the California math policy. It elaborates on its goals and objectives and the actions that implementers need to undertake. The reformers' main aim was to improve students' learning and quality of schoolwork with the development of new mathematical ideas and strategies, new student assessment, and replacement unit workshops. The success of this new policy depends upon substantial opportunities for teachers to improve mathematics teaching and learning. Where teachers had opportunities to learn about student materials or assessments, students had higher scores on state mathematics assessment.

Keywords:   California math policy, learning, replacement unit workshops, mathematics teaching, assessments

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