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mainstream

adjective Referring to conventional (i.e., non-alternative or non-complementary) medicine or medical practice.
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The mainstreamed students were found to be significantly lower in reading ability than the regular students in the mainstream reading classes; therefore, it is not surprising that their final grades would similarly differ.
What is difficult to explain is why students with mild disabilities were mainstreamed into reading classes in which their classmates were reading at a level significantly higher than they were.
Although final grades of the students in the junior high schools did not differ significantly, many students with disabilities were mainstreamed into the lower track classes where lower expectations for student performance are found than in regular track classes (McDermott & Aron, 1978).
In a study of high school mainstreamed students, Zigmond and Kerr (1985) found that organizational skills and attendance explained only 39% of the variance between successful and unsuccessful mainstreamed students.
If teachers award final grades of mainstreamed students on a standard different from that of regular students, it will be impossible to determine success accurately using final grades as a criterion.
A statewide investigation of grading practices and options concerning mainstreamed handicapped pupils.
Effects of cooperative learning on the social acceptance of mainstreamed academically handicapped students.