Publication Announcement The Encyclopedia of Middle Grades Education (2nd ed.) Greetings: We invite you to submit an entry for the second edition of The Encyclopedia of Middle Grades Education, with a tentative publication date of fall 2015 by Information Age Publishing. The Encyclopedia is designed to be a comprehensive overview of the field. It will [...]
The National Forum was excited to partner with St. Vrain Valley School Districts on the convening of Real World, Right Now; The Next Generation of Middle-Level Education. To read more about the National Convening please CLICK HERE.
The report highlights the National Forum, the Forum Investing in Innovation Development Grant, and T. E. Mabry Middle School, a South Carolina Schools to Watch. CLICK HERE to read the report.
On April 17, 2014 Graduation Tomorrow, Middle Grades Now! was presented as part of the College Access Affinity Group at the U. S. Department of Education. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE
Department of Education Announces Highest-Rated Applications Secure Match Funding and Become Grantees for Investing in Innovation 2013 Competition For more information, click here
The link below contains an article by Dr. Hilary Conklin, a professor at DePaul in Chicago. This article has a great message about middle grades education and young adolescents. LINK TO ARTICLE
On Thursday, October 10, 2013. The National Forum to Accelerate Middle Grades Reform in conjunction with the Association of Middle-Grade Schools (AIMS) presented a day-long national conversation on student engagement and motivation. Click Here for more information.
Education Week reposted a blog from Rural Education. This posting talks about 2 i3 schools Hamlet, NC and Coalinga, CA. Read more at the link Two Rural i3 Recipients Show Improvement, Tout Benefits of Federal Grant
Click Read more below to See the presentation! Alliance for Excellent Education, Association for Middle Level Education, National Association of Elementary School Principals, National Association of Secondary School Principals, National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform with Honorary Co-host Rep. Raúl Grijalva (AZ-7) INVITE YOU TO A SPECIAL BRIEFING Absenteeism in the Middle Grades: The Prevalence, the Impact, and Turning it Around Wednesday, June [...]
On Thursday, the Department of Education’s (ED) Office of Innovation and Improvement held a briefing on “Investing in Innovation (i3) Three Years Later: How Grantees are Successfully Improving Low-Performing School via National Reform Networks,” to highlight the work of three i3 grantees and their program models. The event featured i3 grantees: Debbie Kasak, Executive Director, [...]