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Study: Online PD Affects Student Scores

School Improvement Network has announced an independent study that shows a link between professional development and gains in student achievement.
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School Improvement Network has announced the results of a study published in the International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education. The study, sponsored by School Improvement Network, shows a link between professional development and gains in student achievement.

The study measured scores in 169 schools across 19 states and found:

  • Math Scores
    • On-demand professional learning educators saw an 18.9 percent gain in proficiency scores, as opposed to a 4.2 percent gain in schools without
    • Reading Scores
      • On-demand professional learning educators saw a 15.3 percent gain in proficiency scores, as opposed to 2.5 percent in schools without

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