ERIC Number: EJ725959
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Nov-1
Reference Count: N/A
Untracking Earth Science
King, Sherry P.; Weitzman, Seth; Keane, Larry
Educational Leadership, v62 n3 p66-69 Nov 2004
Students' success in high school depends on the subjects selected in middle school, which in turn influences the choice of subjects in college. Some of the steps that Mamaroneck Union Free School District has undertaken to improve academic performance of students, especially minority ones, are improving school facilities, introducing a new math curriculum that focuses on problem solving and determining ways, in which minority students can gain access to the most rigorous courses.
Descriptors: High Schools, Middle Schools, Articulation (Education), Minority Groups, Educational Facilities, Educational Change, School Districts, Mathematics Instruction, Academic Achievement, Educational Improvement
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1703 N. Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311. Web site: http://www.ascd.org.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New York