EdNext Podcast: Test Prep or True Learning?

Marty West and Blake Heller.
Marty West and Blake Heller.

There’s plenty of evidence that students attending “no excuses” charter schools can do extremely well on standardized tests, but do the benefits of this approach to education extend beyond test scores?

In this episode of the Education Next podcast, Marty West talks with Blake Heller of Harvard University, the co-author of a new article, “Raising More Than Test Scores, a study of the impact of attending Noble Street College Prep on students’ college enrollment.

The EdNext Podcast is available on iTunes, Google Play, SoundcloudStitcher and here every Wednesday.

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