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ERIC Number: EJ377102
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Sorting Black Students for Success and Failure: The Inequality of Ability Grouping and Tracking.
Chunn, Eva Wells
Urban League Review, v11 n1-2 p93-106 Sum-Win 1987-88
Reviews the determinants and selected consequences of academic sorting practices. Concludes that tracking and ability grouping disproportionately affects Black and low-income students by stereotyping them as less intelligent and less able to achieve, which in turn creates low teacher expectations. (FMW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Note: Theme issue with title "Black Education: A Quest for Equity and Excellence."