TITLE

New York City's Promotion Policy Found to Have Positive Impacts

AUTHOR(S)
Viadero, Debra
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Education Week;10/21/2009, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the success of a New York City school promotion policy that targets students in grades 3-8 that are at risk of failing promotional-benchmark tests. Such students are identified at the beginning of the school year and are given additional instructional time. Research of the program has found that the program greatly reduced the numbers of students who failed the tests and were required to repeat the grade.
ACCESSION #
45163822

 

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