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ERIC Number: EJ423825
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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The Early Secondary School Experience: Is Ninth Grade Hazardous to Your Health?
Darrow, Dean; Stephens, Sunny
Tower Review, v7 n1 p11-16 Spr 1990
Discusses how stressful ninth grade is for adolescents, noting that adults' expectations of ninth graders' cognitive abilities may result in stressful experiences that are life-threatening for some (with suicide and drugs being common reactions). Suggestions are made for appropriate teacher education courses, curriculum materials, and instructional strategies and activities. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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