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Keywords

Grade repetition; Promotion (School); Slow learning children; Underachievers;

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to examine grade retention. It looks at the advantages, disadvantages, and the alternatives to retention. This paper discusses factors that increases a child's chance of being retained. Aspects in education that have affected retention are also discussed. In addition, this paper looks at teachers' beliefs and why they hold these beliefs concerning_retention. Finally, the last chapter summarizes this study and draws conclusions from the literature and suggests recommendations for further study.

Year of Submission

1998

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education

Department

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

First Advisor

Charles R. May

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Date Original

1998

Object Description

1 PDF file (iv, 29 pages)

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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