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Paul Tough
New book: The Years That Matter Most. Previous: How Children Succeed, Helping Children Succeed, Whatever It Takes. Contributing writer, New York Times Magazine
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Ferris Jabr Mar 30
Due to shortages, medical-grade masks *must* be prioritized for healthcare workers. But contrary to the CDC & WHO's confusing guidelines, there is compelling scientific evidence for universal mask-wearing, even of homemade masks. My new essay for :
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Funhouse Mar 30
March 30, 2020 - The day that Mike Francesa's unwavering loyalty to his old friend finally came to an end.
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Josh Marshall Mar 27
Crisis shows what people and institutions are all about. So far the Ivies, or at least Harvard and Yale, are failing the test badly.
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katherine fritz Mar 26
Hi. Here's a photo of a 3.5 million dollar listing at 21st and Locust in Philadelphia. It belongs to a guy named Joel Freedman. Who's Joel, you ask?
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zo Mar 25
Bernie fucking flaming everyone on the senate floor just now
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Michael Grunwald Mar 12
I had forgotten my own reporting that stripped $870M for pandemic preparations out of the 2009 stimulus.
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Robert Costa Mar 19
NPR: “Burr Recording Sparks Questions About Private Comments On COVID-19”
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SXSW EDU Mar 5
College & Economic Mobility: For All or Some? Expert panelists , , and will explore how can be an engine for social mobility. hosts Monday 3/9 @ 11AM.
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Paul Tough Feb 23
"This is where we worry over breaking news / This is where we read a hundred Nancy Drews." Winnipeg's John K. Samson with an inspiring new song about public libraries:
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Paul Tough Feb 21
Replying to @KelseyByron1
Thanks!
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Paul Tough Feb 18
If you are a "Years That Matter Most" reader with questions about the calculus/Uri/Ivonne chapter, here's a new interview that gets deep into the nuts and bolts of how that chapter was reported and written...
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Neil Lewis, Jr. Feb 18
45 years later, Black student enrollment at Michigan is *checks notes* 5% ()
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Paul Tough Feb 15
Replying to @jontreble
Glad to hear it! I trust Fr. Steve will find a way to put you to work...
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Paul Tough Feb 8
Replying to @jiatolentino
2/2 This month, Article Club is discussing Chapter 8 (the calculus chapter) of my book The Years That Matter Most. If you’d like to join the discussion, sign-up is free:
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Paul Tough Feb 8
I’m taking part this month in a cool new experiment in community reading: Article Club, an online (and occasionally in-person) gathering that reads and discusses a different article or book chapter each month. Last month's author was ... 1/2
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Paul Tough Feb 5
I have the hardcover on my bookshelf! We published an image from it in the Harper’s Readings section back in the 90s.
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UChicago Consortium Feb 3
It turns out, high school GPAs are five times stronger than ACT scores when it comes to predicting high school graduation. Read a new article by and in to learn more:
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Al Franken Jan 19
This week on The Al Franken Podcast, and I discuss how the college admissions system preserves our nation’s economic and social disparities. Category: Fascinating Bummer. Subscribe on: iTunes: Google Play:
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Paul Tough Jan 7
Replying to @DevorahHeitner
Thanks! And sure, just use the "any other questions" email address here:
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Paul Tough Jan 4
Thanks! Loved your story.
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