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Paul Tough

Contributing Writer at The New York Times Magazine
Tough is a contributing writer at The New York Times Magazine, where he writes about education, parenting, poverty and politics. He is the author of The New York Times bestseller “How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character,” and, most recently, “Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why.” Previously, Tough worked as a reporter and producer for “This American Life.”