Peg Tyre Describes What It Takes To Have A Good School

Peg Tyre, author of THE GOOD SCHOOL

Peg Tyre is a nationally renown writer and thinker about education.

She is the author of the influential books The Good School: How Smart Parents Get Their Kids the Education They Deserve (H. Holt 2011) and The Trouble With Boys: A Surprising Report Card on Our Sons, Their Problems at School and What Parents & Educators Must Do (Crown 2008) which became a New York Times bestseller.

Peg specializes in making complicated education research and thorny policy questions around schooling accessible to parents—the most passionate and motivated stakeholders in the national debate about education reform.

Peg spent two decades in journalism, writing cover stories for Newsweek and features and analysis for the New York Times. At the start of her career, as a newspaper reporter, she was part of a group of reporters who won a Pulitzer Prize.

Peg lives in Brooklyn, New York with her husband and their two sons.

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