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ERIC Number: EJ972294
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Apr
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1784
Double Take
Educational Leadership, v68 n7 p8-9 Apr 2011
This paper begins by discussing the results of two studies recently conducted in Australia. According to the two studies, taking a gap year between high school and college may help students complete a degree once they return to school. The gap year can involve such activities as travel, service learning, or work. Then, the paper presents links to podcasts about--and by--kids in the middle. It also describes "The Third Chapter: Passion, Risk, and Adventure in the 25 Years After 50," by Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot as the relevant book to read.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia