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Newstead, Barry; Howard, Don – Bridgespan Group, 2006
Chris Barbic, a Teach For America corps member, started Project Youth Engaged in Service (YES) in 1995. He wanted to offer his former elementary-school students an alternative to the low-performing middle schools they otherwise would attend. Since then Barbic has led a high-energy team of educators in refining a comprehensive approach to helping…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Student Development, Educational Change, Middle Schools