California Department of Education
Taking Center Stage – Act II

References and Resources

The Taking Center Stage—Act II (TCSII) team has compiled a virtual library of information and tools supporting the California Department of Education’s (CDE) 12 Recommendations for Middle Grades Success.

  • A-Z Hot Links: A quick way to find resources on topics included in Taking Center Stage—Act II.
  • Acronyms: Complete titles and more information for the abbreviations most commonly used in California's middle grades.
  • Bibliography: A list of the major research documents and references included in TCSII.
  • Glossary: A list of definitions of key terms used in TCSII, with links to additional resources by topic contained in the A-Z Hotlinks.
  • Targeted Resources Index: Online and print resources organized to serve as catalysts for professional learning that are targeted to each recommendation.

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