NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
ERIC Number: ED506363
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-May
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
Middle-to-High-School Transition Practical Strategies to Consider. Newsletter
Oakes, Abner; Waite, Winsome
Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement
With increasing alarm at the number of high school dropouts across the United States, educators are seeking ways to help students stay in school, graduate, and move on to meaningful and productive careers. Recent research points out that a smooth transition to ninth grade can contribute to students' success in high school and beyond. This newsletter draws from several recent reports to discuss the issue of middle-to-high-school transition and also provides examples of successful transition practices. Schools are providing a variety of activities that address the concerns of students and their parents and help make the experience a seamless and successful one. The report concludes that communication and collaboration among all parties appear to be crucial for a successful transition. [This document was produced by The Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement, administered by Learning Point Associates.]
Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement. 1100 17th Street NW Suite 500, Washington, DC 20035. Tel: 877-277-2744; Web site:
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Grade 9; High Schools; Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED)
Authoring Institution: Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement
Identifiers - Location: Georgia; Maryland; United States