When students fall behind academically, is it more effective to hold them back a year so they can "catch up" or to promote them to the next grade so they can stay with their peers? According to most research, the answer is neither.
The frail, older woman began rolling up her sleeve, and 200 miles away, a classroom full of high school students leaned forward to watch her.
First came the workshop. Then came a glimmer of an idea. Next came the goal, which changed everything.