November 25, 2006

Tough lessons

Paul Tough's What It Takes To Make A Student is the cover story in this week's New York Times Magazine. Plenty of things to talk about here, plenty of things to quibble about, but Tough's central point—and one that should resonate for most people—is that the failure to educate children is a political failure, and that it includes both resources and a bunch of other issues.

We'll see who picks up on which issue in the next few days.

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Posted in Education policy on November 25, 2006 11:31 PM |