Repeating Grades and Self-Esteem Research Proposal by The Research Group

Repeating Grades and Self-Esteem
A research proposal to determine the effects on third-grade students' self-esteem of holding them back to repeat the school year.
# 15320 | 1,350 words | 7 sources | 2000 | US


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Among the many reform efforts currently undertaken to improve education in the United States is a trend toward holding students back from advancing to the next grade until they have mastered certain skills. The idea of social promotion has fallen out of favor; instead, the focus is on retention

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"The Effect of Retention at the Third Grade Level on Children's Self-Esteem
I. The Problem
Introduction
Among the many reform efforts currently undertaken to improve education in the United States is a trend toward holding students back from advancing to the next grade until they have mastered certain skills. The idea of social promotion has fallen out of favor; instead, the focus is on retention.


However, there is controversy about the value of retention. Educators disagree about the value of retention and the harm of social promotion, both intellectually and psychologically. Gordon (1999) asserted that retention is ill-advised and that..."

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Repeating Grades and Self-Esteem (2003, July 21) Retrieved August 18, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/research-proposal/repeating-grades-and-self-esteem-15320/

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"Repeating Grades and Self-Esteem" 21 July 2003. Web. 18 August. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/research-proposal/repeating-grades-and-self-esteem-15320/>

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