ERIC Number: EJ550968
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Higher Learning. Going Back to School: Raising Expectations for Students.
Riley, Richard W.
Schools in the Middle, v7 n1 p18-20 Sep-Oct 1997
Maintains that middle school is a crucial time to select challenging courses to maximize the high school experience and to open the widest range of choices for college and careers. Advocates college preparatory mathematics and science courses and describes a tool kit to help schools improve mathematics achievement. Suggests raising community and parental support to increase expectations for students. (KB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Career Education, College Bound Students, Course Selection (Students), Elementary Education, Higher Education, Mathematics Achievement, Middle Schools, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, School Community Relationship, Science Achievement, Teacher Expectations of Students
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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