ERIC Number: EJ589451
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Looping: A Solution to the Retention vs. Local Promotion Dilemma?
Reynolds, Janice Carner; Barnhart, Brad; Martin, Barbara N.
ERS Spectrum, v17 n2 p16-20 Spr 1999
Discusses looping, or multiyear assignment of children, as a strategy to ease the retention/social-promotion dilemma. Multiyear assignment gives teachers extra time to bring low-performing students up to grade level and develop stable, caring relationships with students. A suburban Kansas school's successful program is profiled. (24 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Location: Kansas (Kansas City)