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ERIC Number: EJ499303
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0162-3532
The Age Position Effect: School Entrance Age, Giftedness, and Underachievement.
Sweeney, Nancy Symmes
Journal for the Education of the Gifted, v18 n2 p171-88 Win 1995
Comparison of three groups of gifted students (total n=275) in grades two through eight whose birthdays were either early, intermediate, or late in their school entry year found higher achievement for the older students but concluded that age position in relation to classmates does not appear to be a critical variable in the school performance of intellectually gifted children. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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