Prof. Castleman Discusses Text Messaging & Summer Melt with Newsradio WINA


06/10/2016

NewsRadio WINA

Ben Castleman, an assistant professor at EdPolicyWorks and Curry, discusses his text message research with Newsradio.

Text Messages Can Do Good. Here’s Proof!

Benjamin L. Castleman, Assistant Professor of Education and Public Policy at the Curry School at University of Virginia, talks with Les Sinclair about how texting can diminish the phenomenon of “summer melt,” when students, mostly lower on the socio-economic spectrum, fail to enroll in college even after they have been accepted.