Mandatory Retention is not the Answer to Improving Reading Scores

Posted by Brainspring on 5th Feb 2015

Original article from CBS Detroit: http://detroit.cbslocal.com/2015/02/01/to-boost-3rd-grade-reading-michigan-may-hold-back-more-kids/

Information and Research on Retention:
http://www.du.edu/marsicoinstitute/policy/Does_Retention_Help_Struggling_Learners_No.pdf
http://www.readingrockets.org/article/effects-mandatory-retention

“Work-sheeted to Death”
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2014/07/19/mom-my-kindergartner-was-work-sheeted-to-death/

 

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