ERIC Number: EJ355451
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Toward Schools in the Middle: Progress and Problems.
Alexander, William M.
Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, v2 n4 p314-29 Sum 1987
Discusses middle schools' phenomenal growth over the past 20 years. Compared with junior high schools, middle schools provide better transition between elementary and high school, offer broader and more flexible programs, and focus on early adolescent needs. Problems of identity and inadequate teacher education are also discussed. Includes 32 references. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A