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Minimizing transition loss : the hand-off from middle school to high school

Author: Carol J Christian; Kevin S Koett; C Thomas Potter, II
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
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The transition from middle school to high school poses as one of the most challenging transitions students will make in their academic career in grades K-12. The transition from grade eight to grade posts the greatest loss with the highest dropout rates nationally occurring during this transition. This book shares authentic examples through story telling of the situations students have experienced during their  Read more...
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Christian, Carol J.
Minimizing transition loss.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]
(DLC) 2018019859
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol J Christian; Kevin S Koett; C Thomas Potter, II
ISBN: 9781475842708 1475842708 9781475842715 1475842716
OCLC Number: 1032290046
Description: xiii, 72 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Fear Of Swirleys --
They Called Him Stinky --
Locker Room Horror Stories --
Cut---Disconnected---Drifting --
Parents In Transition --
Dad's In Jail, Mom's Always High And I Live With My Grandma --
Above Your Raisin' --
Home Visits --
Dual Credit, Apprenticeships, Career Academies --
Does Anybody Hear Me? Does Anybody See Me? Does Anybody Care? --
"Withit" High School --
Questions---Questions---Questions
Responsibility: Carol J. Christian, C. Thomas Potter II, and Kevin S. Koett.

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