ERIC Number: EJ614039
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Academic Competition among Students of Color: An Interview Study.
Bergin, David A.; Cooks, Helen C.
Urban Education, v35 n4 p442-72 Nov 2000
Interviewed high-achieving minority high school students about competition for grades they perceived in their schools. Students reported: competing for grades; believing that competition was beneficial; focusing on grade point average to help them improve their grades; and monitoring the grades of other students. They did not comment on competition leading to learning, skill mastery, or preparation for life. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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