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2012 Texas Book Festival: Education Panel featuring Michael Brick, Meira Levinson, and Paul Tough

Michael Brick; Meira Levinson; Paul Tough

About the Program

From the 17th annual Texas Book Festival on the Capitol Grounds in Austin, Texas, a panel on education featuring Michael Brick, Saving the School: The True Story of a Principal, a Teacher, a Coach, a Bunch of Kids and a Year in the Crosshairs of Education Reform, Meira Levinson, The Demands of Liberal Education, and Paul Tough, How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character.  The panel is moderated by Mark Strama, Democratic Texas State Representative.

About the Authors

Michael Brick

Michael Brick is a former reporter for The New York Times.  For more information, visit savingtheschool.com.


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Meira Levinson

Meira Levinson is the author of No Citizen Left Behind.  She is an associate education professor at Harvard Graduate School of Education and a former public school teacher.


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Paul Tough

Paul Tough is the author of Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada's Quest to Change Harlem and America.  He is a contributing writer to The New York Times Magazine.  For more information, visit paultough.com.


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2012 Texas Book Festival: Education Panel featuring Michael Brick, Meira Levinson, and Paul Tough

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  • Monday, November 12th at 6:30am (ET)
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