ERIC Number: EJ420744
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Grade Retention: Does It Hold Children Back?
Pottorff, Donald D.
PTA Today, v16 n3 p22-23 Dec-Jan 1990-91
The academic benefits of grade retention are doubtful. Researchers have found that a low percentage of retained students achieve at a higher rate and that many regress. Parents should request a multidisciplinary evaluation before allowing a child to be retained. (JD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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