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Document Number: 9977

New Mission for the Middle Grades: Preparing Students for a Changing World - This report issues an urgent call for SREB states to improve student achievement in the middle grades so that students are ready for success in rigorous high school courses and, ultimately, better prepared to graduate and proceed to college or technical training. The report offers a comprehensive roadmap for change, with six goals and several specific recommendations, including focusing the middle grades curriculum on literacy and STEM disciplines, and requiring middle grades students to complete individual academic and career plans. (SREB 2011)...


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