ERIC Number: EJ559367
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Research vs. Practice: Kindergarten Retention and Student Readiness for First Grade.
Peel, Betty B.
Reading Improvement, v34 n4 p146-53 Win 1997
Examines whether retention continues to be embraced by North Carolina teachers. Surveys (1) how many children were promoted but considered (by teachers) not ready for promotion; and (2) reasons given for retention and/or lack of readiness for first grade. Notes that as many children were retained as were deemed not ready for first grade but were promoted anyway. (PA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: North Carolina