Pulitzer Prize Winning Authors Nicholas Kristof And Sheryl WuDunn Explain The Power Of Books In Achieving Success To Students

BY JEANNE PREJEAN

Authors were abounding in Dallas on Tuesday, March 22. While noted historian Dr. Todd Longstaff-Gowan was at the Dallas Museum of Art for Art In Bloom, husband-and-wife Pulitzer Prize winning authors Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn were talking with joint gathering of the Irma Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School and the Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy about the power of books. Here’s a report from the field:

Article appeared in My Sweet Charity on 4/11/16.

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Real-World Schooling

by Lynn McBee

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, YOUNG WOMEN’S PREPARATORY NETWORK

When I attended high school, I learned reading, writing, and arithmetic, with a few practical classes thrown in for good measure. I was a lover of science and nature and curious about everything, but there was no outlet for me to explore my interests beyond the classroom, except for a periodic science experiment in the lab.

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