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ERIC Number: EJ618932
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0018-2680
Solving "The Retardation Problem" in Primary Education: The Case of South Australia.
Trethewey, Lynne
History of Education Quarterly, v39 n3 p263-90 Fall 1999
Addresses "the retardation problem," over-aged students retained in a grade because of failure to make "normal" annual progress. Concentrates on how influences in the 1940s in South Australia refocused attentions on over-aged students changing the substance of educational debate regarding their classroom presence and the statistical representations of age-grade efficiency. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia