Meta-analytic Findings on Grouping Programs

@article{Kulik1992MetaanalyticFO,
  title={Meta-analytic Findings on Grouping Programs},
  author={James A. Kulik and Chen-Lin C. Kulik},
  journal={Gifted Child Quarterly},
  year={1992},
  volume={36},
  pages={73 - 77}
}
Meta-analytic reviews have focused on five distinct instructional programs that separate students by ability: multilevel dasses, cross-grade programs, within-class grouping, enriched classes for the gifted and talented, and accelerated classes. The reviews show that effects are a function of program type. Multilevel classes, which entail only minor adjustment of course content for ability groups, usually have little or no effect on student achievement. Programs that entail more substantial… 

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