Professional learning communities have long been used in many academic settings to improve student achievement and to help a diverse staff become a team. At the school being researched, a professional learning community will be developed whose specific purpose is to work on the problem of flagging student achievement and bring together the educational staff for the purpose of raising achievement and finding success in a hard to teach area.
Norwood, James R.
"Professional Learning Communities to Increase Student Achievement,"
Essays in Education: Vol. 20
, Article 4.
Available at: https://openriver.winona.edu/eie/vol20/iss1/4