ERIC Number: EJ617315
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Keeping on Track: A Reassessment of Tracking in the Schools.
Race, Gender & Class in Education, v7 n3 p108-32 2000
Provides a theoretical analysis of tracking and attempts to explore the impact of this educational structure on student achievement and affective development. Explains the inconsistency in research findings supporting and discouraging use of tracking and concludes that tracking does indeed place minority groups at a disadvantage. (SLD)
Descriptors: Ability Grouping, Academic Achievement, Affective Behavior, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Secondary Education, Minority Groups, Student Placement, Track System (Education)
Department of Social Science, Southern University at New Orleans, 6400 Press Drive, New Orleans, LA 70126. Tel: 504-286-5232; Fax: 504-280-6302; Web site: www.suno.edu/sunorgc.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A