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ERIC Number: EJ241643
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Feb
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Does IQ Really Matter? A Study of the Use of IQ Scores for the Tracking of the Mentally Retarded.
Berk, Richard A.; And Others
American Sociological Review, v46 n1 p58-71 Feb 1981
Addresses the importance of IQ tests in the processes by which Chicago elementary school students are placed in classes for the mentally retarded. Describes the impact of IQ scores on students' future educational and vocational careers and the impact on Black youngsters of the "educably mentally retarded" label. (JW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Illinois (Chicago)