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ERIC Number: EJ618628
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0094-0771
Middle School Reforms Throw a "J-Curve": Don't Strike Out. From Faith to Facts: Turning Points in Action.
Erb, Thomas O.; Stevenson, Chris
Middle School Journal, v30 n5 p45-47 May 1999
Discusses the hazards of prematurely assessing the result of middle school reforms, noting the phenomenon of the "J-curve" effect that models a decline during an adjustment period before showing a long-term improvement. Considers reasons for this initial decline. (JPB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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