1st Grade Retention, 2nd Grade Retention or Third Grade Retention
With the new Common Core Assessments nationwide or the Florida Standards Assessments in Florida, we are seeing sharp increase in the number of students being considered for 1st, 2nd or 3rd grade retention. This article discusses the question of which is better second grade retention or third grade retention. It discusses 2nd Grade Retention or Third Grade retention – What Research Shows
The research appears to be inconclusive between the value of promoting a student and grade retention. The research also appears to be inconclusive on 2nd grade retention vs. third grade retention.
What is clear from both their research and our work, effective intervention is far superior to either second grade retention or third grade retention.
Two key points:
- Over 70% of the 1st graders with a word identification problem will be poor readers in 4th grade
- Most 1st or 2nd graders can be brought back to grade level
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