California Department of Education
Taking Center Stage – Act II

Recommendation Twelve


Across the nation, schools are defying expectations and succeeding. What makes them different? In nearly every case, a community rallied to improve its schools.1

Recommendation 12 — Partnerships. Engage families, businesses, local and state agencies and organizations, higher education, and community members as partners in supporting middle grades student achievement.

Partnerships is one of the Recommendations in the Focus Area on Organizational Structures and Processes.


Recommendations for Success Index

1 Lyric Wallwork, “Good Schools Can Happen” (Outside Source), Parade Magazine (August 27, 2006).

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