ERIC Number: EJ648552
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
Winning the Battle and Losing the War: Examining the Relation between Grade Retention and Dropping Out of High School.
Jimerson, Shane R.; Anderson, Gabrielle E.; Whipple, Angela D.
Psychology in the Schools, v39 n4 p441-57 Jul 2002
A review of studies examining dropping out of high school prior to graduation demonstrates that grade retention is one of the most powerful predictors of dropout status. Addresses the discrepancies regarding the effectiveness of grade retention and deleterious long-term correlates. Presents the transactional model of development, which emphasizes developmental trajectories over time. (Contains 47 references and 1 table.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
IES Cited: ED502502