The Brian Lehrer Show Published by The Brian Lehrer Show Assessing Harlem Children's Zone Listen 32 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/32511/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend 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.