New York City mayor gets go-ahead for fifth-grade promotion rules

09/29/2004 | NYTimes.com

On Monday, New York City's Panel for Educational Policy gave near-unanimous approval to Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's new promotion policy, which will force fifth-graders who score in the lowest of four categories on the math or reading test to be retained. Chancellor Joel I. Klein said the outcome reflects how support for the mayor's promotion policies has grown since last March's tempestuous meeting about the third-grade promotion rules.

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