Author: Alexander, Karl, & Cook, Martha

Title: Curricula and Coursework: A Surprise Ending to a Familiar Story

University Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University


Research Question: Why are some students placed in college tracks and others not? Why is track placement so influential?

Published: Yes

Journal Name or Institutional Affiliation: American Sociological Review

Journal Entry: Vol. 47, No. 5, pp. 626-640

Year: 1982


Scholarship Type Journal Article Empirical Research

Keywords: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gap, Curriculum, Outcomes, Tracking

Regions National

Methodologies: Quantitative

Research Designs: Secondary Survey Data

Method of Analysis: Structural Equation Modeling

Sampling Frame: Three highly urbanized districts across the US

Sample Types: Nonrandom

Unit of Analysis: Student

Data Types: Quantitative-Longitudinal

Data Description:


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