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What Do Effective Teachers of Inner-City Children have in Common?

Richard Murnane and Barbara R. Phillips

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Abstract: This paper investigates the extent to which variables describing the classroom behavior of teachers and variables describing teachers' backgrounds and training explain differences in the effectiveness of teachers in improving the vocabulary skills of inner-city black children in four elementary grade levels.

Keywords: Effective Teachers; Inner-City Children; Education (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 1981-03-30
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