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Third-grade reading policies - This report provides a comprehensive look at third-grade reading policies in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. It summarizes statutory provisions on the identification of, intervention for and retention of struggling readers in the P-3 grades. (Emily Workman, ECS, December 2014)...

From the ECS State Policy Database: Promotion/Retention - This policy database—updated weekly—is made possible by your state's fiscal support of the Education Commission of the States....

Student Promotion/Retention Policies MS Word PDF - State policies regarding student promotion and retention vary significantly in the combination of their criteria for retention, which grades are specified, which subjects are singled out and the level at which authority rests. This ECS StateNote examines student promotion and retention policies in the 50 states. (Kyle Zinth, Education Commission of the States, November 2005)...

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