RMC Research worked with Fulton County Schools (GA) to identify models, policies and practices implemented in the state and throughout the U.S. that serve similar student populations and are associated with high academic performance. The project involved a review of research to identify evidence-based middle school models, policies, and practices. Interviews with district leaders and principals and review of district documents were also collected. RMC Research collaborated with district leadership to develop a plan for redesigning the middle school experience.