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ERIC Number: ED501072
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-May
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Managing the Transition to Ninth Grade in a Comprehensive Urban High School. Snapshot
Smith, Thomas J.
National High School Center
This "snapshot" illustrates how one school is managing to make a positive difference for ninth graders. It describes the Ninth Grade Success Academy, a school-within-a-school at Thomas A. Edison High School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, which has a number of features specifically designed to help ninth-graders make successful transitions. A list of resources is included. [This publication was produced by the National High School Center.]
National High School Center. American Institutes for Research, 1000 Thomas Jefferson Street NW, Washington, DC 20007. Tel: 800-634-0503; Fax: 202-403-5875; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Grade 9; High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania