Marty West on Child Retention

Premiere DateJul 24, 2017
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:44 Marty West
02:37 Retention and Redshirting
05:23 Study Findings/Early Retention
08:04 Academic and Social Impact
09:53 Future Work/Factors to Study
12:05 Outro
12:48 Diego The Memories
15:37 Finish

Marty West joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the effects of test-based retention of 3rd graders in Florida.

Marty West is an Associate Professor of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He’s also the co-author of a study in press at the Journal of Public Economics exploring the effects of test-based retention. Click here to learn more about the study.

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