Middle School Structure Affects Learning Environment, Student Achievement
New research suggests longer grade spans that allow middle grade students to serve as relative "top dogs" improve academic achievement and enhance their learning environment, including fewer instance of bullying and fights.
Worried about little children attending school with much older students? A study says they'll be better off
Chalkbeat, September 20, 2016
Schools With Wider Grade Spans Have Less Bullying, N.Y.C. Study Finds
Education Week, September 20, 2016
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