The 2001 publication Taking Center Stage is designed to help California's educators successfully implement standards-based education for middle grades students. It provides clear recommendations on how schools can align standards, assessment, accountability, and curriculum to ensure that all students meet grade-level content standards. Elementary and high school publications are also available.
Overview of the publication and order form (PDF; Modified 13-Apr-2009) Contact the CDE Press Sales Office directly at 1430 N Street, Suite 3207, Sacramento, CA 95814-5901, phone 800-995-4099, fax 916-323-0823.
Professional Development Opportunities
Contact your county office of education for professional development activities relating to Taking Center Stage.