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Teachers College, Columbia University
Teachers College
Columbia University
The Campaign for Educational Equity: Symposium 2008

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11/17/2008 ~ 11/18/2008 at  Cowin Center, Teachers College

Paul Tough

Staff Editor
New York Times Magazine

Presentation Topic:

  • What Will It Take? [Summary to be posted soon]

Paul Tough is the author of "Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada''s Quest to Change Harlem and America." He is an editor at the New York Times Magazine, where he has written extensively about education, poverty and politics, including cover stories on the Harlem Children''s Zone, the post-Katrina school system in New Orleans, and No Child Left Behind and charter schools. He has previously worked as an editor at Harper''s Magazine and as a producer for "This American Life," and his writings has appeared in Slate, Esquire, GQ and the New Yorker. More information on "Whatever It Takes" can be found at