ERIC Number: EJ390487
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Tracking Students by Their Supposed Abilities Can Derail Learning.
Peterson, John M.
American School Board Journal, v176 n5 p38 May 1989
Research findings indicate that ability grouping does not help remedial students. Cites research studies in mathematics achievement that consistently imply that ability grouping in mathematics harms low-ability and average students. Urges schools to cease grouping students by their supposed abilities. (MLF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
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