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Jessica Lahey

Contributing Writer — The Atlantic, The New York Times
Covers:  education, parenting, juvenile justice, child advocacy, addiction, foster care.

Teacher, author, co-host #AmWriting w/ Jess & KJ. All things education, juvenile justice, child welfare & addiction. @TheAtlantic, @NYTimes, @VPRnet, @cogwbur.

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Jessica Lahey is an educator, writer, and speaker. She writes about parenting and education for the New York Times, The Atlantic, Vermont Public Radio, and her own blog, at Her New York Times bestselling book, The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Thei...

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@jesslahey — 32,870 followers, 61,483 tweets

Nov 19, 2017

RT @RClent: To teachers: If we are going to save this country we need to start leading the charge. @LaurieHalse #ncte17

Nov 19, 2017

RT @TEDRadioHour: How can we get teenagers to do better in school? @wendytroxel says move school one hour later so kids can get more…

Nov 19, 2017

RT @hels: Literally every day since it went down the runway in 2008 I regret not buying this coat

Nov 19, 2017

@EllenHopkinsLit My inpatient drug rehab students LOVE Crank. Love love love it. Thank you for writing it.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My local paper. The Valley News. I don't think I got paid.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Of course!

How is social media changing news?

It's faster. I work more, on more off hours just to stay on top of what's out there.