The present study examined the student progression plan in Florida as it relates to performance on the FCAT-Reading and mandated third-grade retention. More specifically, this study examined the relationship between reading performance outcomes and various student characteristics (e.g., retention status, gender, SES, race/ethnicity) as well as school-related variables (e.g., school-wide SES status, school size, Reading First status). This study also explored fifth and sixth grade performance on the FCAT-Reading of low-performing students who were promoted through good cause exemptions.... and second grade versions, 27 items in third grade version, and 40 items for all subsequent versions), while the math subtest consists of 36-45 items (36 items in first grade ... With regard to the CAT-R (reading), children who were retained atanbsp;...
|Title||:||Third Grade Retention and Florida's Pupil Progression Plan: Individual and School Characteristics Associated with Long-term Outcomes in Reading Performance|
|Author||:||Heather A. Powell|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2007|