ERIC Number: EJ292395
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Systems of Ability Grouping and the Stratification of Achievement in Elementary Schools.
Rowan, Brian; Miracle, Andrew W., Jr.
Sociology of Education, v56 n3 p133-44 Jul 1983
Two explanations for the effect of ability groups on student achievement are discussed. One stresses the importance of peer groups, the other differential instruction. Little evidence was found that achievement differentials in elementary school grouping systems arise from either peer influence or from differential instruction. (Author/IS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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