Middle Grades Review

Middle Grades Review

Middle Grades Review provides a provocative forum for debate within the field of middle grades education. Inviting a critical perspective, the Review is a peer-reviewed, open access venue for scholars and practitioners who wish to broaden the discourse of middle grades education by challenging conventional wisdom. The Review seeks pieces that explore three themes: Democratic Education, Innovation, and Social Justice, in relation to middle grades education and early adolescence.

Current Issue: Organizing for Equity in the Middle Grades (Volume 9, Issue 2, 2023)

Organizing for Equity: Editorial Remarks 

James F. Nagle, Saint Michael's College and Penny A. Bishop, University of Maine


Equity & Middle Grades Organization Structures: Echoes of the Past, Influences on the Present, Hopes for the Future

Gayle Andrews, University of Georgia

Re-Examining School Structures of People, Place and Time to Promote Equity at the Middle Level

Katherine M. Main, Griffith University; Dana Pomykal Franz, Mississippi State University; Kristina N. Falbe, Illinois State University; and Cheryl Ellerbrock, University of South Florida

Students Deserve More Than Equity Conversations: Middle Level Structures That Promote Equity

Dave Brown, Vermont Association for Middle Level Education

Growing Culturally Responsive Advisory in Your Context

Matt Moulton, Colorado State University - Fort Collins

Considering Middle School Organizational Structures through a Lens of Equity and Justice

Kristie Smith, Kennesaw State University