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Document Number: 8435

Gaining Ground in the Middle Grades: Why Some Schools Do Better--A Large-Scale Study of Middle Grades Practices and Student Outcomes - The narrative summary of this new middle grades report provides further affirmation of capacity building efforts. What is particularly interesting is that the findings suggest schools who have high-functioning leadership teams that focus the school community on a shared "future oriented" mission are far better off. (EdSource, February 2010)...

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