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mainstream

adjective Referring to conventional (i.e., non-alternative or non-complementary) medicine or medical practice.
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As a comparison group, five students were selected at random in each of the regular academic classes into which the sample of students with disabilities were mainstreamed.
Reading ability of the mainstreamed and regular elementary students were also compared.
The regular teachers of the mainstream classes completed a brief questionnaire in May 1986, indicating the academic behavior of the mainstreamed students in the sample.
At the end of the academic year, data from school records included attendance of the mainstreamed students (total number of days absent in the school year), final report card grades in the mainstream subject, and standardized reading test scores administered in April 1986 for mainstreamed students and their regular class peers at both school levels.
The final grades of the mainstreamed students and the regular students were compared, using the Mann Whitney U Test.
At the elementary school level, significant differences between the standardized reading test scores of mainstreamed and regular students were found.
Mainstreamed students received these grades: A, 14.
In the junior high schools, no significant difference between the grades earned by the mainstreamed and regular students was found.