Assessing Harlem Children's Zone
Monday, February 08, 2010
The Harlem Children's Zone is often cited as a model for successful urban education. Helen Zelon, writer for City Limits magazine, discusses her recent article, which questions just how effective the project has been and if it can be replicated. And Paul Tough, author of Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada's Quest to Change Harlem and America who writes frequently for the New York Times Magazine about education, looks at what's working and what isn't.