ERIC Number: EJ292731
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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A Legal Look at the Retention-Promotion Controversy.
Stroup, Stinson W.; Zirkel, Perry A.
Journal of School Psychology, v21 n3 p213-17 Fall 1983
Reviewed court cases concerning student retention and found that courts generally defer to the promotion-retention decisions of school officials. However, courts may demand additional justification for retention decisions based on a single criteria and are likely to overturn school retention decisions that have a disproportionate impact on minority students. (JAC)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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