Book Discussion on The Smartest Kids in the World
Amanda Ripley talked about her book, The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way, in which she profiles three American… read more
Amanda Ripley talked about her book, The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way, in which she profiles three American students who moved to three different countries, Finland, South Korea, and Poland, where education is taken very seriously. In these countries, says Ripley, almost every child is smart and ready to become productive members of the modern economy, a reality that did not exist in any of the three countries only a few decades ago. She spoke at New America New York City. close
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- Wendy Kopp Founder and President Teach for America
- Romesh Ratnesar Deputy Managing Editor (Former) Time Magazine
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