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Instructional benefits
Posted 6/27/17


  • Better aligns FUSD with state standards
    • Fewer than 3.5% of schools in California are still designated junior high schools
    • The vast majority of California junior high schools converted to middle schools during the 1980’s and 90’s: (64% are grades 6-8; 23% are grades 7-8, and <1% are grades 7-9)
  • New California Standards are designed for K-5 and 6th-8th grade
  • Curriculum adoptions are primarily geared toward K-5 and 6-8 grade