This study explores the prevalence of students repeating Algebra I, who is most likely to repeat the course, and the level of improvement for students who repeat.

The findings of this study can be used to help educators rethink the ways students are placed in math courses. The Regional Educational Laboratory West at WestEd produced the study.

Visit the Who Repeats Algebra I, and How Does Initial Performance Relate to Improvement When the Course Is Repeated? resource page to learn about the key findings of this study and to download a free copy.