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ERIC Number: EJ461057
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0094-0771
Tracking and Ability Grouping in the Middle School: Ten Tentative Truths.
George, Paul S.
Middle School Journal, v24 n4 p17-24 Mar 1993
Summarizes 10 major difficulties associated with ability grouping, including unfair and inaccurate student placements; the "locked-in" nature of ability grouping; undue emphasis on ability over effort; erosion of self-esteem; racial, ethnic, and income isolation; unequally distributed learning resources; illegal practices; and the need for a challenging curriculum for all middle school students. (25 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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