Flunking Grades: Research and Policies on Retention

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Lorrie A. Shepard, Mary Lee Smith
Falmer Press, 1989 - Education - 243 pages
This book challenges the efficacy of the policy of American schools of holding children back in grade for a year, and presents evidence that the policy is damaging to those retained, especially to lower classes and minority groups, often causing them to drop out of school altogether.

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Chapter
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A MetaAnalysis
16
Repeating and Dropping Out of School
34
Copyright

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