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Grade Retention and Social Promotion

Toward the Social and Cognitive Competence of Students

Grade Retention and Social Promotion( )
Editor: Jimerson, Shane
Haddock, Aaron
Publication Date:Dec 2050
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $46.95
Book Description:

Each year nearly 2.5 million elementary school children are failed. Economic analyses suggest that this costs taxpayers over US$20 billion each year. Given the recent political momentum pushing for increased standards and accountability in our schools, actions toward an "end to social promotion" are occurring nationally. However, the research during the past 30 years fails to demonstrate the effectiveness of early grade retention as an academic intervention. In addition to the...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Education / General
Education / Testing & Measurement
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches

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