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Is the way we do college utterly broken? Author's new book boldly goes there

Long before actor Felicity Huffman was sentenced to 14 days in prison for paying $15,000 to rig her daughter's SAT scores, long before she and actor Lori Loughlin and a couple dozen other wealthy, connected parents were charged in a sweeping college bribery scandal, Paul Tough was on the case.

Tough is a journalist and author of the new book, "The Years That Matter Most: How College Makes or Breaks Us," which he spent six years reporting. It's a complex, essential book that asks an urgent question: Is our current

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