Noncognitive skills in education: What we know and why they matter

Diane Schanzenbach, senior fellow in Economic Studies and director of The Hamilton Project, and Grover “Russ” Whitehurst, senior fellow with the Center on Children and Families, discuss the importance of soft skills and the best policies and practices for teaching noncognitive skills to children. With thanks to audio producer Gaston Reboredo, Vanessa Sauter, Basseem Maleki, Fred Dews, and Richard Fawal. Full show notes available here: Questions? Comments? Email us at Intersections is part of the Brookings Podcast Network.

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