Webley, Kayla
September 2012
Time;9/3/2012, Vol. 180 Issue 10, p60
The article presents information on the requirement for states in the U.S. to repeat the third grade if they have low state reading test scores. The author looks at the cost of holding back students, a study from the public policy organization Brookings Institution led by professor Martin West on third graders who fail Florida's state reading test, and the impact that grade level repetition has on social problems in children.


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