Mann for School Board
Topic: Ability Grouping
Extracted from the pamphlet, Perfuming the Minneapolis Schools, by Doug Mann
*Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Adopted by the NASP Delegate Assembly, April 17, 1993
Reapproved by the NASP Delegate Assembly, July 25, 1998
Hot Topic: Does Ability Grouping Help or Hurt?
A Talk with Anne Wheelock
First Q & A: "Does ability grouping — or tracking — enhance academic achievement? No, and research tells us that it is not a neutral or benign practice, either. Although it is widespread and widely accepted, ability grouping generally depresses student achievement and is harmful to kids."
ASCD Reading Room selections
(Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development)
A Conversation with Jeannie Oakes // by John O'Neil