Third grade retention options are often not obvious. Two of the most common options are private school and homeschooling.
Jack was a classic case. Mom knew he was a lot smarter than present results would indicate, but …
He got a Level 1 on the third grade English Language Assessment. Mom told us she was looking at two options and did not like either one.
Homeschooling was an option, but we she had neither the skills, the time nor the disposition to do it.
When her friend was considering third grade retention options, she did put her child in an expensive private school. Two years later he had gone from 1.5 to 2.5 years below grade level in reading comprehension. Even worse, her son was not prepared for middle school.
Third Grade Retention Options, 3D Learner Favors Improving Reading Comprehension
When a parent is looking at third grade retention options we recommend that you consider …
The one that offers the best value and focuses on improving your child’s reading comprehension over the summer. Then, your child can increase his or her chances for promotion.
The Florida Department of Education has generated a detailed set of Good Cause Exemptions . All these can lead to promotion to 4th grade.
At 3D Learner, we have helped students who started in June to both be promoted to 4th grade and be successful. One teacher commented about one of our students, “Tyler made bigger gains than any student I have had in 27 years of teaching”
His comprehension went up 3 grade levels in a year.
If you have not already done it, we recommend doing our Success Assessment with your child. Then you can call us at 561-361-7495. If you have, call us today at 561-361-7495.
We recommend putting your child on his or her Pathway to SUCCESS.