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Title Can unlike students learn together? : grade retention, tracking, and grouping / edited by Herbert J. Walberg, Arthur J. Reynolds, Margaret C. Wang.

Published Greenwich, Conn. : Information Age Pub., [2004]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  371.252 CAN    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii, 215 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Research in educational productivity.
Research in educational productivity.
Notes "Published in cooperation with LSS."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction and overview / Herbert J. Walberg -- Dropout in relation to grade retention : an accounting of the beginning school study / Karl L. Alexander ... [et al.] -- Grade retention and school dropout : another look at the evidence / Judy A. Temple, Arthur J. Reynolds, and Suh-Ruu Ou -- Is grade retention educational malpractice? : empirical evidence from meta-analyses examining the efficacy of grade retention / Shane R. Jimerson -- Race-ethnicity, social background, and grade retention / Robert M. Hauser, Devah I. Pager, and Solon J. Simmons -- Race effects on ability group outcomes / Maureen T. Hallinan -- Classroom organization and instructional quality / Adam Gamoran -- Grouping, tracking, and de-tracking : conclusions from experimental, correlational, and ethnographic research / James A. Kulik -- Understanding research on the consequences of retention / Lorrie A. Shepard -- Recommendations and a personal view / Herbert J. Walberg.
Other author Walberg, Herbert J., 1937-
Wang, Margaret C.
Reynolds, Arthur J.
Temple University. Laboratory for Student Success.
Subject Grade repetition -- United States.
Ability grouping in education -- United States.
ISBN 1593111142 (paperback)
1593111150 (hardcover)