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ERIC Number: EJ585634
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-1784
Will Tracking Reform Promote Social Equity?
Loveless, Tom
Educational Leadership, v56 v7 p28-32 Apr 1999
Detracking proponents should carefully examine research suggesting that tracking reform has potential dangers. One study shows that high- and average-track students of all racial and economic backgrounds lose out under heterogenous grouping. Detracked classrooms may encourage "bright flight" and erode low achievers' self-confidence. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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