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EWA​, the professional organization dedicated to ​strengthening the community of education ​writers and improving the ​quality of education coverage ​to better inform the public, hosts ​a weekly podcast featuring lively interviews with journalists.

May 15, 2009

Paul Tough, author of "Whatever It Takes," and a New York Times Magazine editor, will describe the five years of research and interviews that went into the creation of his book, which focuses on Geoffrey Canada and the Harlem Children's Zone. The book chronicles how Canada started out with social service programs, created the Baby College, and started dreaming big about connecting social services with education. The zone went through some bumpy rides, especially the attempt to create a middle school, but seems on its way to major success.