A Social-Cognitive Perspective of the Consequences of Curricular Tracking on Youth Outcomes

@article{Legette2020ASP,
  title={A Social-Cognitive Perspective of the Consequences of Curricular Tracking on Youth Outcomes},
  author={Kamilah B. Legette},
  journal={Educational Psychology Review},
  year={2020},
  volume={32},
  pages={885-900}
}
  • Kamilah B. Legette
  • Published 17 February 2020
  • Education, Psychology
  • Educational Psychology Review
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