New books and articles for your teacherly weekend reading.

– The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center published a report this summer on students who started but did not finish degrees. One big takeaway, students that stop-out complete degrees at dramatically lower rates. Full report here.

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– Don’t want to read reports? Listen to an American RadioWorks documentary of the same name: Some College, No Degree.

– How do students learn? A new book argues that testing is key. “Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning.”

– Want to read up before our November 17th Roundtable on mental health in the classroom: get your hands on a copy of William Dikel’s The Teacher’s Guide to Student Mental Health. 

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