Document Type

Thesis

Date of Degree Completion

1965

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)

Department

Education

Committee Chair

Eldon E. Jacobsen

Second Committee Member

H. B. Robinson

Third Committee Member

M. L. Pettit

Abstract

The present study has dealt with the problem of the "non-effects" of nonpromotion--a practice which continues because many educators and parents are convinced that grade repetition will help the immature or underachieving child "catch up."