Promotion, a Perennial Problem

February 1962
Education;Feb1962, Vol. 82 Issue 6, p373
Academic Journal
The article presents a report concerning the problem nonpromotion of a student. The reports aims: (1) to review the research regarding promotion practices; (2) to compare the percentage of retardation; (3) to explore the grades and areas where retardations greatest; and, (4) to weigh the advantages and disadvantages of nonpromotion practices. According to a professor, failure of the pupil is fundamentally a failure of the school. Therefore, it becomes the duty of responsibility of those delegated with supervisory power to assist teachers in helping pupils to master meaningful learning.


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