ERIC Number: ED319499
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-May
Reference Count: N/A
June 1989 Grade Retention in Chicago Public Elementary Schools. Monitoring and Researching the Effects of School Reform in Chicago.
Easton, John Q.; Storey, Sandra
This report offers a review of the Chicago Public Schools' official policy on promotion and retention, a discussion of research on the issue of retention, and an analysis of June, 1989 retention rates in Chicago. The first section covers retention and promotion policies in Chicago and other cities and research on the effects of retention and promotion on student achievement and dropping out. The second section presents statistics about retention rates in the Chicago Public Schools. The third section lists June, 1989 retention rates for every grade in each graded elementary school. The schools are grouped by community so that neighboring schools can be compared. An index provides the district number and community of each school. (RH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Chicago Community Trust, IL.; Spencer Foundation, Chicago, IL.
Authoring Institution: Chicago Panel on Public School Policy and Finance, IL.