Texas Education Agency, Division of Research and Analysis, Accountability
Research Unit, is pleased to announce the publication of a new report: Grade-Level Retention in Texas Public
Schools, 2012-13 (Publication No. GE15 601 01).
online at http://www.tea.state.tx.us/acctres/retention_index.html, the report provides data on
retention by student characteristics, including grade level; race/ethnicity;
gender; degree of English proficiency; and economic, at-risk, immigrant,
migrant, and overage statuses. Data also are provided by program participation
in special education, career and technical education, gifted and talented, and
Title I. Searchable databases of retention data at the campus, district, and
education service center region levels are available online at http://www.tea.state.tx.us/acctres/retention/years.html.
of Assessment and Accountability, Criss Cloudt, Associate Commissioner
of Research and Analysis, Linda Roska, Director
Research Unit, Jennifer Broussard, Director