Paul Tough

author, “The Years That Matter Most: How College Makes or Breaks Us”

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Editor and writer at the New York Times Magazine, and author of Whatever It Takes: Jeffrey Canada’s Quest to Change Harlem and America

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The pandemic has exacerbated the learning gap between rich and poor kids in K-12 schools, says Annette Anderson, professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Education.

How to close the education gap that’s only widened since COVID-19

The pandemic has exacerbated the learning gap between rich and poor kids in K-12 schools, says Annette Anderson, professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Education.

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It’s unclear what college campuses will look like in the fall. High school seniors might choose to take a gap year instead of heading straight to higher education.

As COVID-19 makes college uncertain in the fall, students consider taking a year off

It’s unclear what college campuses will look like in the fall. High school seniors might choose to take a gap year instead of heading straight to higher education.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Academic success depends a lot on the school, and like it or not, the American public education does not serve all students the same.

'Helping Children Succeed' in Rich and Poor Schools Alike

Academic success depends a lot on the school, and like it or not, the American public education does not serve all students the same.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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