Document Type

Thesis

Date of Degree Completion

1950

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)

Department

Education

Committee Chair

Charles W. Saale

Second Committee Member

M. Anderson

Third Committee Member

M. Simpson

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to ascertain the incidence of pupil failure and non-promotion of a group of elementary school children. This can be determined by (1) finding the number and percentage of pupils who failed at some point from First Grade through Fifth Grade, and who now are enrolled in the Sixth Grade of the elementary schools of Yakima, Washington, (2) finding the annual rate of failure of this group of children, (3) determining the number of pupil failures the occurred, including a record of failing pupils who failed once, twice, or three or more times, and (4) ascertaining the age distribution of this group.

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