ERIC Number: EJ353122
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Ability Grouping and Sex Differences in Mathematics Achievement.
Hallinan, Maureen T.; Sorensen, Aage B.
Sociology of Education, v60 n2 p63-72 Apr 1987
Argues that previous research overlooks the structural and organizational factors that affect sex differences in the mathematics achievement of school children. Examines, in particular, the effect of ability grouping. Concludes that sex is a factor in the assignment of students to ability groups and that males are more likely than females to be assigned to the high-ability group. (Author/RKM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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