Rothbart discusses research on top dog theory in schools with NEA Today

Michah Rothbart“Our results suggest that middle school student experiences could be improved by structuring grade spans so they are longer and put students of these awkward ages closer to the top," says Michah Rothbart, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs. Read more about the study, co-authored by Amy Ellen Schwartz, in the NEA Today article, "Is Middle School Too Early for Students to Lose ‘Top Dog’ Status?" 09/29/16