Texans debate retaining kindergartners

12/5/2006 | San Antonio Express-News

The San Antonio Express-News finds the number and percentage of Texas youngsters repeating kindergarten inched up each year since the 1994-95 school year, with districts varying greatly in their policies on retention. Most kindergarten teachers use the Texas Primary Reading Inventory to determine if a child has the reading skills needed for first grade.

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