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ERIC Number: EJ419939
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0161-9500
Promotion or Retention? Ideas Are Changing--Again.
Natale, Jo Anna
Executive Educator, v13 n1 p15-18 Jan 1991
Research findings indicate that grade retention leads to problems in student self-esteem and raises the dropout level. A transition grade between kindergarten and first grade is also considered harmful to students. Cites changes in different states' retention policies. (MLF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Audience: Practitioners; Policymakers
Language: English
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