The Learning Disabilities Association of
New Hampshire

P. O. Box 127
Concord, NH 03032-0127

Grade Retention

Effects of Kindergarten Retention Policy on Children's Cognitive Growth in Reading and Mathematics
- by Guanglei Hong , Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto, and Stephen W. Raudenbush, University of Michigan - Published in Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, Fall 2005

Position Statement on Student Grade Retention and Social Promotion
, National Association of School Psychologists

Grade Retention - Achievement and Mental Health Outcomes - National Association of School Psychologists

The Grade Retention Fallacy - The Civil Rights Project, Harvard University - "Research tells us that fear and humiliation are not the strongest motivators for struggling students."

Two Wrong Solutions - American Federation of Teachers

Finding Alternatives to Failure: Can States End Social Promotion and Reduce Retention Rates? - Southern Regional Education Board

Of Primary Interest - Published Cooperatively by the Colorado Department of Education, Iowa Department of Education, Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Montana Office of Public Instruction, Nebraska Department of Education

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