Legal Implications For Student Retention
The practice of student retention has always been a controversial method of remediation. Consequently, with opponents of the practice arguing that retention is an ineffective alternative for at-risk youth and advocates charging that social promotion amounts to a failure to enforce meaningful academic standards, the courts have become involved in litigation concerning this issue. This article reviews several retention-related court decisions nationwide and suggests 10 best practices that school administrators can use when considering or implementing student retention policies. © 2001, SAGE Publications. All rights reserved.
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Murray, Kenneth T. and Murray, Barbara A., "Legal Implications For Student Retention" (2001). Scopus Export 2000s. 328.