ERIC Number: EJ574507
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Variables Associated with Assigning Students to Behavioral Classrooms.
Dixon-Floyd, Izola; Johnson, Steve W.
Journal of Educational Research, v91 n2 p123-26 Nov-Dec 1997
Identified the effects of gender, ethnicity, socioeconomic status (SES), and basic skills performance on grade failure, course failure, scores on the Texas Assessment of Academic Skills, and attendance of middle school students placed in behavioral classrooms. Computerized data from two schools indicated that SES and basic skills performance related to placement of at-risk students in behavioral classrooms. (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Achievement Tests, Attendance, Basic Skills, Behavior Problems, Ethnic Groups, Grade Repetition, High Risk Students, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Middle Schools, Racial Differences, Scores, Sex Differences, Socioeconomic Status, Student Behavior, Student Placement, Track System (Education)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A