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Document Number: 2637

State Policies To Support Middle School Reform: A Guide For Policymakers - This guide describes what state policymakers, as well as teachers, principals, parents, central office administrators and school board members can do to support and encourage the fundamental restructuring of the education of young adolescents (ages 10-15) in the middle grades. Its framework is based on the eight principles for restructuring middle grade education originally put forth by Turning Points: Preparing American Youth for the 21st Century, the 1989 report of the Carnegie Corporation Task Force on Education of Young Adolescents. (Council of Chief State School Officers, 1998) ...

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