ERIC Number: EJ417571
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Achievement Effects of Ability Grouping in Secondary Schools: A Best-Evidence Synthesis.
Slavin, Robert E.
Review of Educational Research, v60 n3 p471-99 Fall 1990
Best-evidence synthesis was used to review 29 research papers published in English that evaluate the effects of ability grouping on student achievement in secondary schools. Six randomized experiments, 9 matched experiments, and 14 correlational studies were reviewed. Findings do not indicate beneficial effects of ability grouping on achievement. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain); United States