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The first paper in the series describes the physical, cognitive, identity-related, and social development that young adolescents undergo— and highlights the educational and equity-driven supports they need to navigate those changes.

Climate, Culture & Community: Building a Positive School Climate for Young Adolescents

The second paper in the series explores how schools can create a positive school climate for young adolescents. The paper adapts the U.S. Department of Education’s comprehensive model for understanding school climate.

The third paper in the series addresses what schools can do to create developmentally-responsive, evidence-based teaching and learning experiences in the middle grades.