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ERIC Number: EJ1139284
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Apr
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0013-189X
Importance of Grades and Placement for Math Attainment
Tyson, Will; Roksa, Josipa
Educational Researcher, v46 n3 p140-142 Apr 2017
Research on high school math course taking documents the advantages of starting high school at or beyond Algebra 1. Fewer studies examine differentiation into remedial, general, and honors Algebra 1 course types by course rigor. This study examines how course grades and course rigor are associated with math attainment among students with similar eighth-grade standardized math test scores. Students who earned an A in remedial courses had lower attainment than students with a D in general Algebra 1. Students with an A in general Algebra 1 had lower attainment than students with median grades in honors Algebra 1.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Florida
Grant or Contract Numbers: NSFDRL0815250