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Non-Traditional Middle School Programs In The Rochester Area, Juliet L. Bolton May 1997

Non-Traditional Middle School Programs In The Rochester Area, Juliet L. Bolton

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to develop the characteristics of the non-traditional middle school programs in the Rochester area. Three programs were investigated, then compared to the literature for similarities. The programs were also compared to each other for similarities and differences.

Student, parent, teacher, and administrator surveys were conducted at all three programs. A considerable amount of data was collected. Students were asked: why were they in the program, what and how did they learn, their favorite way of learning and what would they like to learn more about. Parents were asked: why is your child in the ...