Gaining Ground in the Middle School Grades: Why Some Schools Do Better
This Informed Educator draws content from several reports as well as a PowerPoint presentation that describes findings from a study conducted by EdSource and its research partners from Stanford University and the American Institutes for Research. The project - Gaining Ground in the Middle Grades: Why Some Schools Do Better - focused on identifying middle grades policies and practices that differentiate higher- from lower-performing schools. Although the study was conducted in California, the findings have important implications for middle grades education across the nation. 16 pages.
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