ERIC Number: ED340087
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Middle Grades Reform in California: Auspicious Beginnings and High Expectations. Executive Summary and Recommendations: Interim Evaluation.
Slater, Jana Kay
The California agenda for middle-grade reform is based on 10 regional networks, each composed of 1 foundation school and approximately 10 partnership schools. An interim evaluation of the reform effort, which occurred from 1988-90, is presented in this executive summary of two annual reports, "Technical Report 1" and "Technical Report 2.""Technical Report 1: Current and Expected Attainment of Recommendations in Caught in the Middle" presents information on the first year of reform implementation, current and expected progress of the 115 participating schools, and characteristics of participating students and teachers. "Technical Report 2: Regional Processes" provides regional information on the first 2 years of implementation, focusing on leadership structures and accomplishments. Each report includes an evaluation design, overall conclusions, major findings, and recommendations. (LMI)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
Note: For related documents, see EA 022 630-631.