Focus on the wonder years : challenges facing the American middle school

Young teens undergo multiple changes that seem to set them apart from other students. But do middle schools actually meet their special needs? The authors describe some of the challenges and offer ways to tackle them, such as reassessing the organization of grades K-12; specifically assisting the st...

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Main Author: Juvonen, Jaana
Corporate Author: Rand Education (Institute)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Santa Monica, CA Rand 2004, 2004
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Summary:Young teens undergo multiple changes that seem to set them apart from other students. But do middle schools actually meet their special needs? The authors describe some of the challenges and offer ways to tackle them, such as reassessing the organization of grades K-12; specifically assisting the students most in need; finding ways to prevent disciplinary problems; and helping parents understand how they can help their children learn at home
Item Description:"Prepared for the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation.". - "RAND Education.". - Errata slip included. - Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002
Physical Description:xxiv, 155 pages illustrations
ISBN:1282451367
0833033905
9781282451360
9780833033901