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When a New School Year Means a New School Model, Students Can Be in for an Uphill Battle

Ed Surge – Jenny Abamu

“In the transition from elementary to middle school, students can expect to see changes in the demographic compositions, where a child who is the ethnic majority in one school may become a minority in another or vice versa. They can also see changes in a number of resources or the school size. Some students move from schools where there is a single teacher for all subjects to a specialist teacher for each topic (which limits opportunities for relationships with teachers). All these changes significantly influence a child’s development, Symonds notes. For special education students, the challenges can be immense.”(more)

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