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Educators Across State Tour Alvarado Intermediate Due to Being National "Middle School to Watch"

A school to watch in Rowland Heights
 
Alvarado Intermediate School in Rowland Heights played host today to 23 principals from throughout California after being named a “School to Watch” by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform (which, if it were an acronym, would be … (unpronounceable). Middle schools are attracting a lot of attention these days, mainly because they seem to be where school reform efforts fall on their faces. Alvarado, whose Academic Performance Index last year was 822, well above other schools with similar demographics, was one of seven California campuses to make the “Schools to Watch” list.
The others:
 
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