Archives for July 2010

News-in-Brief – July 2010

The “Forgotten Middle” Gets Hill Attention LDA is working on the Success in the Middle Act (H.R. 3006/S. 1362) in coalition with other education groups to focus attention on the importance of supports for students in the middle grades. Recently the National Forum to Accelerate Middle Grades Reform sponsored a briefing on Capitol Hill to highlight the problems in middle schools and how two middle schools have turned around expectations and achieved success. Co-sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, the National Middle Schools Association, the College Board, and ACT, the forum gave some startling statistics on the… Read More »