8730 – Promotion, Retention, Acceleration


The Grand Island Public Schools supports students progressing annually from grade to grade.  Exceptions may be made when, in the judgment of parents and the professional staff, such exceptions are in the best educational interest of the students involved. These exceptions will only be made after prior notification, explanation, and discussion with the students and their parents in accordance with estab­lished procedures.

Exceptions may include vertical acceleration, retention, horizontal enrich­ment, mentoring, or other curricular and instructional methods deemed in the best interest of students.

Adopted - July 7, 1980
Policy Revised: 5-4-98
Policy Reviewed: 01.15.2018

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