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Thursday, August 19, 2010

5:00 PM -- 6:00 PM
Roundtable #10: Gaining Ground in the Middle Grades: Why Some Schools Do Better (session #259)
A team of researchers from EdSource and Stanford University recently released the largest empirical study ever conducted of middle grades practices and their association with higher student academic outcomes. This roundtable will summarize the study’s findings, and their implications for district and school practice, as well as state and federal policy.


Michael Kirst, Emeritus Professor for Education and Business Administration, Stanford University, California


Trish Williams, Executive Director, EdSource, California


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