California Department of Education
Taking Center Stage – Act II

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Implementation of the TCSII recommendations provides a coherent foundation to address improvement of middle grades education in California. The practices shown in these videos are not comprehensive and do not guarantee success when applied in isolation. Their success depends on a multi-pronged approach combining effective leadership, a collaborative learning community, and appropriate educational strategies to meet the academic and developmental needs of middle grades students.

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Taking Center Stage—Act II (TCSII) includes references and links to third party resources (outside links) that middle grades educators and stakeholders may find thought provoking and a catalyst for discussion and professional collaboration  in their quest to improve their schools. Specific references or links by the California Department of Education in TCSII to third party resources, products, processes, or services, or the presence of trade names, trademarks, or other vendor identifiers, do not constitute assessment or imply endorsement by the Middle and High School Improvement Office or the CDE.

The views and opinions expressed by school practitioners on TCSII Web Portal regarding commercial or non-proprietary products and services may not be used for advertisement, promotion, or endorsement purposes. It is the responsibility of each person or entity to evaluate the efficacy of third party products and services and to exercise due diligence when opening or using third party Web resources. By accessing the TCSII Web Portal, the viewer understands the statements above and agrees to abide by the CDE copyright.