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Figure 3.

Percentage of 9th-grade students who had ever been retained in any of grades kindergarten through 9, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2009


Percentage of 9th-grade students  who had ever been retained in any of grades kindergarten through  9, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2009

! Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) is 30 percent or greater.
1 Total includes other racial/ethnic groups not shown separately in the figure.
NOTE: Data are based on parent responses. Reporting standards for Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander males and females and American Indian/Alaska Native females were not met; therefore, data for Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and American Indian/Alaska Native males and females are not shown in the figure. Data weighted by W1PARENT. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, High School Longitudinal Study of 2009, Base-Year Restricted-Use File.
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