or track·ing sys·tem
[ trak sis-tuh m or trak-ing sis-tuh m ]
/ ˈtræk ˌsɪs təm or ˈtræk ɪŋ ˌsɪs təm /
a system whereby students are separated into different groups or classes according to test scores or relative scholastic ability, as to assure that gifted students are not inhibited by slower learners.
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Origin of track system
First recorded in 1955–60
Also called tracking, ability grouping.
Definition for ability grouping (2 of 2)
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