Let’s Continue to Monitor “Tracking” in Our Public Schools

Let’s Continue to Monitor “Tracking” in Our Public Schools October 17, 2017

Dr. Carlos Campo, President of Ashland University

Synopsis: “Ability grouping” and “tracking” in schools have long been used as tools to help teachers tailor their content and curriculum plans based on perceived mental ability or subject-matter precocity. Unfortunately, far too often, rather than accelerating learning achievement, these practices perpetuate educational inequality by trapping marginalized and minority students in lower-level groups. Every American student deserves the opportunity to attend a four-year university, and it should be their choice — not a school administrator’s — if they pursue alternative educational paths such as the trades and vocational training. 

Read original post in its entirety here: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/lets-continue-to-monitor-tracking-in-our-public_us_59dd3229e4b0b992a82147a4

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