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Reviews and other press for When Grit Isn’t Enough: A High School Principal Examines How Poverty and Inequality Thwart the College-for-All Promise. 

November 27, 2017
If you don’t have money for college, how far can ‘grit’ get you? Interview with Kerri Miller and Julia Franz, Minnesota Public Radio – MPR News with Kerri Miller

October 31, 2017
When Grit Isn’t Enough, C-SPAN2 Broadcast of October 31st book talk at Harvard University, C-SPAN2 – BookTV

October 20, 2017
Educator Linda Nathan Takes on Systemic Racism on Campus, Q and A with Stacy Teicher Khadaroo, Christian Science Monitor

October 19, 2017
Grit Isn’t Enough to Help Students Overcome Poverty–And It’s Time to Stop Pretending that It Is, excerpt published on Alternet

October 18, 2017
Principal: ‘Money matters. Race matters. Grit talk makes me angry.’ Q and A with the Answer Sheet’s Valerie Strauss, Washington Post

October 16, 2017
Why Grit Isn’t Enough, Radio Boston interview with Meghna Chakrabarti

October 9, 2017
Erasing Inequality from Our Public Schools, Metro US

October 12, 2017
Author Probes Difficulties in Graduating from College, Bay State Banner


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