THE EDUCATOR ADDRESSED:
Research Report Concerning Grade-Level Retention
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, 2011-12 (Publication No. GE14 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