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ERIC Number: EJ602240
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0002-4805
Gender Differences in Growth in Mathematical Skills during Secondary Grades: A Growth Model Analysis.
Ma, Xin
Alberta Journal of Educational Research, v45 n4 p448-66 Win 1999
Analysis of Longitudinal Study of American Youth data indicates that during grades 7-11, males and females acquired mathematical skills at the same rate. Variation in student scores increased over time, and students maintained their initial position in the distribution. This fan-spread phenomenon also occurred among schools and was more pronounced in basic skills than problem solving. Contains 68 references. (Author/SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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