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Document Number: 3495

Supporting Students in Their Transition to Middle School - The transition from elementary to middle school evokes a wide variety of emotions, behaviors and concerns for both young adolescents and their parents. A position paper jointly adopted by the National Middle School Association (NMSA) and the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) discusses how to develop transition plans that restore to middle school students the same sense of belonging that they felt in elementary school. (NMSA and NAESP, March 2002)...


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