ERIC Number: ED261776
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Nonpromotion of Primary Grade Students: A Teacher's Guide.
Murphy, Georgene M.
This teacher's guide reviews the literature on grade retention and promotion to help teachers make decisions concerning students in the primary grades. A brief introduction provides a statement of the problem; outlines the purpose, organization, and limitations of the study; and presents a glossary. Annotated citations for 34 studies are subsequently offered, and findings are summarized. The research was found to be inconclusive as to advantages or disadvantages of nonpromotion; however, cautions are issued against indiscriminate retention. Recommendations are made for selective retention, pupil identification, and retention decision procedures. (RH)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A