Ability Grouping, Aspirations, and Attainments: Evidence from the National Educational Longitudinal Study of 1988.

@inproceedings{Braddock1993AbilityGA,
  title={Ability Grouping, Aspirations, and Attainments: Evidence from the National Educational Longitudinal Study of 1988.},
  author={Ii Jomills Henry Braddock and Marvin P. Dawkins},
  year={1993}
}
Among African American youth and other young people in our society, educational aspirations-the bedrock of future educational and occupational attainment-are developed in large measure through affective and cognitive developmental experiences in schools. Notwithstanding the important roles played by families, communities, and other social institutions in aspirations formation, schools are the primary institution in which educational socialization occurs. Yet schools, which are the primary focus… CONTINUE READING

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