Dr. Angela Lee Duckworth

Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania; Author of the GRIT Scale

Dr. Angela Lee Duckworth appears in the following:

The Grit Scale: A New Solution in the Education Debate

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

From President Bush's No Child Left Behind legislation and President Obama's Race to the Top competition, to education reform experts like NCLB advocate turned critic Diane Ravitch and former Washington public schools superintendent Michelle Rhee, everyone seems to have a solution for fixing the nation's broken education system. It is easy to get lost among all these strategies, solutions and debates. But two educators have developed a strategy that they say is proven to have real results for both low-income students in charter schools and wealthy students in elite private schools.

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