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Document Number: 1827

State Student Promotion/Retention Policies PDF - State policies regarding student promotion and retention vary significantly in the combination of their criteria for retention (i.e., state/district assessment scores, classroom performance), which grades are specified (if any), which subjects are singled out (if any), and the level at which authority rests (i.e., the state legislation, the state board of education, the local school board, the individual student's teacher, or a combination of the above.) Multi-state policy compilations. (Jennifer Dounay, Education Commission of the States, August 1999)...
Author: Jennifer Dounay
Publisher: ECS

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