ERIC Number: ED346194
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Jan
Maintaining Inequality: A Background Packet on Tracking and Ability Grouping.
National Coalition of Education Activists, Rosendale, NY.
This document includes a selection of materials from the National Coalition of Education Activists (NCEA) on tracking and ability grouping designed to be a tool for teachers who wish to organize their school or district against tracking. The packet contains a cover letter, a response/feedback form, and reproductions of the following articles: (1) "What is Tracking?" (NCEA); (2) "Tracking: Maintaining Inequality" (NCEA); (3) "Selma High Student Speaks Out" (an interview with M. Sanders); (4) "My Tracking Experience" (C. Richard); (5) "The Pigs" (M. Schwabe); (6) "What's Wrong with Tracking" (S. Karp); and (7) "Tracking: An Old Solution Creates New Problems (a chapter from "Making the Best of Schools" by J. Oakes and M. Lipton). Also included is a list of 11 resources on tracking. (JB)
Descriptors: Ability Grouping, Affirmative Action, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Discrimination, Educational Improvement, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, Minority Group Children, Parent Participation, Politics of Education, Racial Discrimination, Student Placement, Track System (Education)
National Coalition of Education Activists, P.O. Box 405, Rosendale, NY 12472 ($3.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Coalition of Education Activists, Rosendale, NY.