2009-11-05 / Church
Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson
Holding Your Child Back A Grade May Not Improve Development
Question: Is retention in the same grade ever advisable for a child who is not a late bloomer? How about the slow learner? Dr. Dobson: There are some students who can profit from a second year at the same grade level and many who will not. The best guideline is this: Retain only the child for whom something will be different next year.
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