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July 2013

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Education Policy Analysis Archives



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Inservice Teacher Education, Mathematics Education, English Language Learners, Mixed Methods Research, Elementary Education


Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education | Education | Elementary Education | Language and Literacy Education | Science and Mathematics Education


This narrative inquiry uses pedagogic discourse theory and organization theory to frame pre-service teacher education and in-service professional development initiatives in a school district facing tensions related to the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Implications for similar future initiatives are considered.


This article was published by the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University and appeared in Education Policy Analysis Archives (EPAA/AAPE), volume 21, issue 57, 2013.
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