ERIC Number: EJ561757
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
The Mid Kids: Riding the Waves from Childhood to Adulthood.
Northwest Education, v1 n2 p2-9 Spr 1996
Discusses the intertwined emotional and intellectual needs of early adolescents, characteristics of developmentally responsive middle schools, family and school factors that increase the likelihood of dropping out, problems of delinquency and school discipline, protective factors related to student resilience, and school and community recommendations to help kids thrive. (SV)
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Delinquency, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Early Adolescents, Educational Environment, High Risk Students, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Potential Dropouts, Preadolescents, Resilience (Personality), School Effectiveness
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "Mid Kids: Learning in the Middle Years." Volumes 1-2 available from EDRS; see ED 417 878.