ERIC Number: EJ619638
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
The Evolution of Middle Schools.
George, Paul S.
Educational Leadership, v58 n4 p40-44 Dec 2000-Jan 2001
Over the past 30 years, Florida's 500 middle schools have become more sizeable, racially segregated, and security conscious. Other features include interdisciplinary team organization, warring curricula, block schedules, integrated technology, inclusion, ability grouping, corporate practices, and female and minority principals committed to instructional leadership. (MLH)
Descriptors: Ability Grouping, Academic Standards, Advertising, Block Scheduling, Curriculum Development, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Discovery Learning, Educational Change, High Stakes Tests, Inclusive Schools, Institutional Characteristics, Instructional Leadership, Interdisciplinary Approach, Middle Schools, Principals, School Segregation, School Size, State Legislation, Team Teaching, Transitional Programs, Women Administrators
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Florida