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    Paul Tough: How Children Succeed

    Presented by at Boston College Gasson Hall, Room 100

    October 9, 2013


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    Paul Tough: How Children Succeed

    Paul Tough is the author, most recently, of How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character. His first book, Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada’s Quest to Change Harlem and America, was published in 2008. Tough is a contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine, where he has written extensively about education, parenting, poverty, and politics, including cover stories on character education, the achievement gap, and the Obama administration’s poverty policies. His writing has also appeared in the New Yorker, Slate, GQ, Esquire, and Geist, and on the op-ed page of the New York Times. He has worked as an editor at the New York Times Magazine and Harper’s Magazine and as a reporter and producer for the public-radio program “This American Life.” He was the founding editor of Open Letters, an online magazine. This event is presented in partnership with the Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics.


    Boston College Gasson Hall, Room 100

    140 Commonwealth Avenue
    Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

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    Admission Info:

    Free



    Phone: 617-552-2203

    Parking:

    Parking is available along the entrance to Boston College and in the parking garages on Campanella Way and Beacon Street.



    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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