children benefit by being retained. (Should have no 5’s circled on the recording form.) 9 – Good retention candidate. When a child within this range is retained . This new edition of the Light’s Retention Scale includes over quality research studies on school grade retention. An analysis of these studies produced Light’s Retention Scale is a research-based tool to aid school administrators in making the decision about whether to promote or retain a student.

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If so, all we would have to do is occasionally threaten children with retention, and good grades immediately would follow.

It’s an expression of frustration and anger about the fact that their children’s achievement problems haven’t been solved. For some students, retention is both necessary and beneficial. By Age Range 0 to 5 years 6 to 12 years 13 to 18 years 19 years and up. Please login to verify purchasing qualifications. Report any problems with this site to Webmaster sylviarimm. How do I lightss if that’s the best thing to do? Light warns us there is much to be considered before making the crucial decision to retain.

Directory of Sensory Integration Certified Therapists. The research in this area indicates that the retenhion number of retentions turn out to leave scars that do not heal easily.


It usually includes changes in family patterns at home, strong cooperation between school and home, some individual counseling for the child, as well as different teaching and relationship strategies at school. Tetention Authors Meet our distinguished researchers and authors.

The student is rated from 1 to 5 in each of these retnetion, and a total score is computed. If we buy into this way of thinking, it means we believe the child has all the abilities and skills needed to be successful, has no self-concept problems, is not dealing with any emotional issues, and just wants to be unsuccessful in school and in life. It’s a time of shattered dreams. Needless to say, Dr. Does the Retentipn Retention Scale indicate the child is a good candidate for retention?

A principal can help to insure that the educational opportunities available during the retention year are appropriate and are implemented with fidelity. Retention is rarely a solution for under-achievement problems. New edition now available.

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If any one of these does not, it is doomed. To process this retebtion, you will need to contact our customer service department and provide the billing and shipping addresses to complete your request. You currently do not have the qualification level required to purchase the item and will cause a delay in the order processing.

Do you and your staff know the answers? Children must frequently hear, and sincerely believe, that their parents will continue to love them regardless of their success in school.


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It can be completed quickly, is simple to interpret, and offers all the information needed for those involved in making a critical decision to feel confident that they have done the right thing for their student.

Does the school feel good about the retention? Has an effective plan of treatment been developed and accepted by both the professionals and the parents? Concentration and Ertention is a new category added to the scale. These causes hide deep in retentikn subconscious minds of children. Educational Assessment Service, Inc.

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Light’s Rentention Scale Grade Retention. Children who are not adequately and effectively helped with their beliefs about retention usually suffer long-term self-concept problems, resulting in additional learning problems as the years go on. However, these stories are in the minority. Helps educators evaluate the pros and cons of grade retention for particular students.