TICAL’s Director Rowland Baker spoke with California State Superintendent Jack O’Connell and Administrator of the CDE’s Middle and High School Improvement Office (MHSIO) Rozlynn Worrall about Taking Center Stage—Act II (TCSII). They highlight this innovative web portal, developed by the MHSIO, that assists educators in lowering dropout rates, closing the achievement gap, and ensuring success for students in the middle grades. TCSII shares current information about best practices and encourages educators to collaborate and assist all of California’s middle grades students. You can download a transcript of this interview here.
Check out these resources to follow-up:
- Taking Center Stage—Act II Web site
- TCSII Discussion
- Resources on dropout prevention
- Closing the Achievement Gap Web site