ERIC Number: EJ409690
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Kindergarten Readiness and Retention: A Qualitative Study of Teachers' Beliefs and Practices.
Smith, Mary Lee; Shepard, Lorrie A.
American Educational Research Journal, v25 n3 p307-33 Fall 1988
Issues concerning teachers' beliefs and practices about retention in kindergarten were explored in a study of 40 kindergarten teachers in one district. Teachers' beliefs and practices were found to be related. Teachers' endorsement of retention differed from extant propositional knowledge and from perceptions of other interested groups. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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