Open Access Graduate Research Paper
Grade repetition; Promotion (School); Slow learning children; Underachievers;
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
Master of Arts in Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Charles R. May
1 PDF file (iv, 29 pages)
©1998 Sandy Barry
Barry, Sandy, "Retention in the schools" (1998). Graduate Research Papers. 309.