Why are we still asking questions about students repeating or being retained in the 21st century?

I was requested to publish an updated post on the research around students repeating or being retained in the same level class. This post was first published some 3 years ago and surprise surprise the issue hasn’t gone away.  In summary I reported then, using  a research article by Helen McGrath on the topic titled: “To Repeat… Read more“Why are we still asking questions about students repeating or being retained in the 21st century?”