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Retention can spell failure: Use Let’s Go Learn to support early intervention and literacy

Should 3rd grade students who don't score at grade level on high stakes tests be retained or promoted? Research shows that while retention may have a positive, short term effect, it may also lead to dropping out of school, impede progress in later grades, and contribute to an ongoing cycle of poor academic performance. Promoting students and using Let's Go Learn's online diagnostic reading assessments with intensive intervention provides an effective and research-based solution to the literacy challenges that struggling students face.
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