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For two decades policy makers have harshly criticized public schools for social promotion—the practice of moving a child to the next grade level regardless of academic achievement.
Hold students accountable for mastering content, end social promotion.
Louisiana had long erred on the side of social promotion, often passing underachievers through school despite low reading and math levels.
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