The 'Elemiddle' Concept
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The paper discusses a restructuring techniques in schools, known as the 'elemiddle' concept, in which grades K through eight are combined, rather than separated into elementary and middle school. The paper relates that the 'elemiddle' concept began about 15 years ago and is gaining popularity nationwide, initiated by data-driven reform initiatives, such as President Bush's "No Child Left Behind". The paper discusses how since its implementation, school districts have discovered that students in elemiddle school outperform other students, however, many die-hard traditionalists are resisting such a school restructuring.
From the Paper:"In an attempt to improve curriculum and academic achievement, schools over the past several years have successfully adopted and implemented restructuring techniques. One such approach is the `elemiddle' concept, in which grades K through eight are combined, rather than separated into..."
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