ERIC Number: ED340088
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Middle Grades Reform in California: Current and Expected Attainment of Recommendations in "Caught in the Middle." Interim Evaluation: Technical Report 1.
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. Background information on middle-grade reform implementation as of 1988-89 and recommendations for improvement are provided in this interim evaluation, the first in a series of two reports. Characteristics of participating schools, staff, and students are also described. An overall conclusion is that the California agenda for reform is characterized by auspicious beginnings and high expectations. Contents include an executive summary and introduction, background information on the California middle-grade reform agenda, the implementation process, objectives of regional and school plans, participant characteristics, reform efforts as reported in the program description survey, and conclusions and recommendations. Appendices include a description of interim evaluation reports and methodological design. Twenty-two figures and five tables are included. (LMI)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
Note: For related documents, see EA 022 629-631.