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  • 'There's lots that can be done'

    'There's lots that can be done'
    In 2008, Paul Tough’s first book, “Whatever It Takes,” told the story of the Harlem Children’s Zone, a massive effort to leverage a pre-birth-through-high-school system of education services to change the trajectory of 10,000 children in one 97-block area. In his new best-seeling book, “How Children Succeed” — recently praised by commentators ranging from conservative David Brooks to liberal Nicholas Kristof — Mr. Tough examines the lifelong impacts of stress during childhood and the noncognitive skills, like grit and curiosity, that could help mitigate early learning deficits. Mr. Tough will speak at three free events in Baltimore on Monday and Tuesday (details: I discussed these issues with him by phone and email ahead of the Baltimore leg of his book tour.
  • Dr. Reubin Andres, gerontologist

    Dr. Reubin Andres, gerontologist
    Dr. Reubin Andres, a retired gerontologist who challenged commonly circulated height-weight tables for the elderly and conducted diabetes research, died of complications from heart disease Sunday at his Lake Roland-area home. He was 89. Dr. Andres...

    Game Faces: Bogdan Zinchenko, Mount Vernon

    Game Faces: Bogdan Zinchenko, Mount Vernon
    "Game Faces" is an ongoing series where we will look at the people behind the well-worn game controllers of Baltimore. They might be your neighbor, your postal carrier or a famous athlete. Whoever they are, they love games, just like you. Want to show...

    Lincoln Gordon

    Lincoln Gordon
    Abraham Lincoln Gordon, a former educator and diplomat who during his tenure as the ninth president of the Johns Hopkins University led the way in 1970 in bringing co-education to the university's Homewood campus, died Saturday in his sleep at...