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Posts by David Yeager
June 11, 2013 September 29, 2011
There Is More to College Success Than Test Scores and Lesson Plans: Carnegie’s Focus on “Productive Persistence”
Why do some college students persist while others don’t? David Levin asked this question about the alumni of the Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP)—a network of urban charter schools. Instead of focusing on students’ test scores or college professors’ instructional styles, he found something different. Students who were successful “were…