Paul Tough is the author of “Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why,” the October selection for the NewsHour-New York Times book club, Now Read This. The coronavirus pandemic has upended American life. What are its consequences for the education…
When Paul Tough first began reporting on the skills that help children succeed both in and out of the classroom, he drew upon an already robust body of research on the subject.
School spokesman Bill Wyatt said the board also voted Thursday to take several other steps toward addressing issues of diversity. He says the board directed the adoption of a diversity hiring plan and created a permanent diversity office.
By Sarah Rankin, Elana Schor, Associated Press
Jerry Falwell Jr. has sued Liberty University two months after resigning amid a series of scandals. Fallwell is alleging the evangelical school founded by his late pastor father defamed him through statements it issued.
By Jeffrey Brown, Courtney Vinopal
Paul Tough, author of our October pick for the NewsHour-New York Times book club, Now Read This, joins Jeffrey Brown to answer reader questions about “Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why.”…
By Sophia Tareen, Associated Press
America was considered the premier destination for international students, with the promise of top-notch universities and unrivaled job opportunities. Yet, 2016 marked the start of a steep decline of new enrollees, something expected to continue with fresh rules limiting student…
By Courtney Vinopal
What should teachers do to help their students succeed? That was a central question that journalist Paul Tough was trying to answer when he came across an innovative study in 2013.
By Courtney Vinopal
Our October 2020 pick for the PBS NewsHour-New York Times book club is Paul Tough's “Helping Children Succeed.”…
By Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press
A dozen charter schools have essentially chosen to become medical-educational experiments, offering in-person instruction for select groups of students.
By Rahim Faiez, Associated Press
Nearly half of war-torn Afghanistan's 18,000 schools lack proper buildings and an estimated 3.7 million school-aged children are still out of school, the World Bank says.
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