1. advancing a student who has not sufficiently gained the academic skills and knowledge of one grade level to a higher instruction or grade level. 2. a level of active support or encouragement given to a student irrespective of meeting the course requirements.

AUTOMATIC PROMOTION: "An automatic promotion refers to the unwarranted elevation of a person into a better occupational position."
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