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FutureEd Senior Fellow Peg Tyre is director of strategy at the Edwin Gould Foundation in New York City, which supports social entrepreneurs looking to improve college graduate rates for low-income students. A veteran journalist and author, Tyre has written about education for Newsweek, The New York Times, Politico, Bright, the Christian Science Monitor, Time, and The Atlantic. She has been a finalist for the National Magazine Award is and is the author of two critically acclaimed books on education, The Trouble with Boys: A Surprising Report Card on Our Sons, Their Problems at School and What Parents & Educators Must Do, which was a New York Times bestseller, and The Good School: How Smart Parents Get Their Kids the Education They Deserve. She has a bachelor’s from Brown University and was a Spencer fellow at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Work by Peg Tyre

A Vision for the Next Generation of Testing

When schools were shuttered around the country two months ago, the pandemic did what nearly…