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How a simple writing exercise in middle school led to higher college enrollment (quotes Geoffrey Cohen)

June 20, 2017
Education Week
Sarah D. Sparks
"The transition to middle school is an embryonic moment," says Geoffrey Cohen. "It is a time when kids start to form their identity ... It is a fork in the road in a lot of ways, and a lot of kids end up taking a negative turn." Professor Cohen and J. Parker Goyer studied the effects of middle schoolers writing and exploring their values over a school year.
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