Alternatives to Retention and Social Promotion

Alternatives to Retention and Social Promotion

Alternatives to Retention and Social Promotion

Discusses aternate methods of educating under achieving students besides retention and social promotion.

Ending Social Promotion Without Leaving Children Behind

Ending Social Promotion Without Leaving Children Behind

Ending Social Promotion Without Leaving Children Behind

The New York City Department of Education asked RAND to conduct an independent longitudinal evaluation of its 5th-grade promotion policy. The findings of that study, conducted between March 2006 and August 2009, provide a comprehensive view of the policy's implementation and its impact on student outcomes, particularly for students at risk of retention and those who were retained in grade.

Ending Social Promotion

Ending Social Promotion

Ending Social Promotion

"In this final report, we focus on those students who did not meet CPS's promotional cutoff, the majority of whom were retained. We look at how the administration of the policy shaped the retention experience and evaluate the impact of retention on student's activement growth and their progress in school."

Mexican American Education Study

Mexican American Education Study

Mexican American Education Study


IDRA Newsletter

IDRA Newsletter

IDRA Newsletter