Paris and Henry County school officials have been scrambling since late Friday afternoon to make sure local at-risk third-graders’ parents had the information they needed to make fast-but-informed decisions about repeating the year or moving on to the fourth grade.

The state’s new third-grade retention directive requires most third-graders to score in the top two of four levels of achievement on the TCAP (Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program) test to be promoted.

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