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Policy Brief

Publication Date

1-1-2004

Abstract

Retaining students in grade and using proficiency standards to determine students’ progress through grades was intended to make schools accountable and increase academic achievement; however research evidence demonstrates that grade retention does not, in fact, improve achievement.

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