ERIC Number: EJ357593
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Ability Grouping and Its Alternatives: Must We Track?
Slavin, Robert E.
American Educator: The Professional Journal of the American Federation of Teachers, v11 n2 p32-36,47-48 Sum 1987
Reviews research on student grouping, focusing on these types: tracking; grouping within classes (reading and mathematics); ability grouping for just one or two subjects; and classes for the gifted and handicapped. Asserts that ability-grouped class assignment is the most harmful form. (KH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative
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