ERIC Number: EJ560200
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Social Positions in Schooling.
Freidkin, Noah E.; Thomas, Scott L.
Sociology of Education, v70 n4 p239-55 Oct 1997
Articulates the idea that a track is a type of social position in students' relations with particular teachers and course work. Uses students' profiles of course work in high school to derive eight curricular positions associated with status characteristics and students' attitudes. Includes statistical analysis that links variables to achievement. (MJP)
Descriptors: Ability Grouping, Educational Attainment, Educational Sociology, Private Education, Public Education, Secondary Education, Social Status, Social Stratification, Student Attitudes, Student Characteristics, Student Placement, Student School Relationship, Teacher Student Relationship, Track System (Education)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A