Reviews the research on school composition and peer effects from three comparative perspectives.
Examines variation in the quality and effects of instructional discourse across ability groups.
How characteristics of students, their families, and schools affect the school choices made across public, religious, and independent schools.
Alternative Uses of Ability Grouping in Secondary Schools: Can We Bring High-Quality Instruction to Low-Ability Classes?
Explores possible instances of high-quality instruction in low-ability classes.
Differences in how tracking decisions are made. Pattern of students’ course enrollments within academic tracks.