ERIC Number: EJ460452
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Alternatives to Retention: Practical Strategies for Teachers.
Stephen, Veronica P.
Critical Issues in Teacher Education, v2 p1-7 1992
Although research indicates that retention has little educational value for children, the retention process and rate continue to escalate. Retention consequences are devastating and pervasive. The paper discusses decisions regarding retention and notes positive alternatives (e.g., parental involvement, modifications in instructional practices and assessment procedures, and changes in school organization). (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Journal availability: Illinois Assn. of Teacher Educators, College of Education, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Carbondale, IL 62901.