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ERIC Number: ED330459
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 51
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Last Best Chance: Middle Grades Task Force Report.
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.
This document is North Carolina's response to Turning Points: Preparing Youth for the Twenty-first Century, a national report by the Carnegie Council Task Force on Young Adolescents. Turning Points urged state governments to build consensus and strengthen the capacity of local communities to improve middle grade schools. This document responds by addressing 10 key topics: (1) school organization; (2) curriculum; (3) instruction; (4) student success; (5) health concerns; (6) technical assistance; (7) professional staff; (8) teacher preparation; (9) parents; and (10) communities. The discussion of each topic includes the focus, the rationale and current situation, and recommendations. A glossary of terms is appended. Fifty-eight references are included. (RH)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Carnegie Corp. of New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.
Identifiers: North Carolina