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Whatever It Takes-With New Afterword

Whatever It Takes-With New Afterword - 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0547247960

Cover of Whatever It Takes-With New Afterword 08 (ISBN 978-0547247960)
ISBN13: 978-0547247960
ISBN10: 0547247966
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 08
Publisher: Mariner Books
Published: 2008
International: No

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Whatever It Takes-With New Afterword - 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0547247960

Paul Tough

ISBN13: 978-0547247960
ISBN10: 0547247966
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 08
Publisher: Mariner Books

Published: 2008
International: No

Author Bio

Paul Tough is an editor at the New York Times Magazine and one of America's foremost writers on poverty, education, and the achievement gap. His reporting on Geoffrey Canada and the Harlem Children's Zone originally appeared as a Times Magazine cover story. He lives with his wife in New York City.

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Table of Contents

1 The Lottery 1

2 Unequal Childhoods 21

3 Baby College 53

4 Contamination 98

5 Battle Mode 126

6 Bad Apples 155

7 Last Chance 174

8 The Conveyor Belt 188

9 Escape Velocity 213

10 Graduation 234

11 What Would It Take? 257

Acknowledgments 271

Notes 276

Index 286

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