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Fewer New York City Students Held Back, Sent to Summer School

New data shows New York City public schools have seen a drop in the number of students who are either required to attend remedial classes during the summer or had to repeat a grade.

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New data shows New York City public schools have seen a drop in the number of students who are either required to attend remedial classes during the summer or had to repeat a grade. The drop comes after a state law passed in April 2014 that requires school leaders to take multiple factors — not just test scores — into account when deciding if students should move on to the next grade. (The New York Times)

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