Quality teaching part of decision for high-school delay

03/30/2009 | Washington Post, The

Eighth-grade students in Washington, D.C., were successful in their bid to create a ninth-grade class in their school, giving them an extra year to prepare for high school, writes Washington Post education columnist Jay Mathews. The students at Shaw Middle School told D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee that it was their teachers' high standards and creative methods that made them want to stay in their middle school for an extra year.

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