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Engel, Laura C.; Fundalinski, Jessica; Gatalica, Kayla; Gibson, Heidi; Ireland, Kate – Childhood Education, 2017
What if every child could have a global experience? While such an idea might sound far-fetched, one school district is trying to change the narrative about access to study abroad through a large, fully-funded, district-wide global travel program.
Descriptors: Global Education, Citizenship Education, Public Schools, Study Abroad
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Williams-Boyd, Pat – Childhood Education, 2005
In this article, the author describes the four characteristics of effective middle schools: (1) Academic excellence; (2) Developmental responsiveness; (3) Social equity; and (4) Organizational Structure. An effective middle school should be a place of learning guided by people who have chosen to work with young adolescents, help them develop…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Early Adolescents, Educational Quality, Middle School Teachers
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Weaver, Paula E. – Childhood Education, 2004
As the effects of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act and its ensuing mandates for compliance are felt in classrooms across the United States, the issues of high-stakes testing and rigorous benchmark paradigms are becoming a daily challenge for teachers. NCLB mandates rigorous testing for every child in grades 3-8 in reading and math. Children…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Teaching Methods, Academic Standards, Standardized Tests