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Constructing School Success The Consequences of Untracking Low Achieving Students

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ISBN-10: 0521568269

ISBN-13: 9780521568265

Edition: 1996

Authors: Hugh Mehan, Lea Hubbard, Angela Lintz, Dina Okamoto, Irene Villanueva

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This book describes the process of untracking, an educational reform effort that has prepared students from low income, linguistic and ethnic minority backgrounds for college.
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Book details

List price: $36.99
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 5/31/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.94" wide x 8.98" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Hugh Mehan is Professor Emeritus of Sociology and founding director of The Center for Research on Educational Equity, Access, and Teaching Excellence (CREATE) at UC-San Diego. He is a member of the National Academy of Education, and is the author of six books. In 2008 he was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the AERA.

Does untracking work�;
The influence of background characteristics on college enrollment
The social scaffolding supporting academic placement
Organizational processes influencing untracking
Peer group influences supporting untracking
Parents' contributions to untracked students' careers
Conclusions and implications