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ERIC Number: ED541112
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jun
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
Ninth Grade Centers: What the Research Shows. Information Capsule. Volume 0611
Romanik, Dale
Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Researchers have identified ninth grade as one of the most critical periods of time for intervention to prevent the loss of motivation, failing grades, and dropping out of school. This Information Capsule is concerned with the efficacy of ninth-grade centers or academies which isolate ninth-grade students into separate school buildings or in wings of existing schools to remedy the high retention and dropout rates frequently observed with students in this particular age group. (Contains 6 resources.)
Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools. 1450 NE Second Avenue, Miami, FL 33132. Tel: 305-995-1000; Fax: 305-995-7521; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 9; High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Research Services
Identifiers - Location: Florida