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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Book Discussion on The Smartest Kids in the World

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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Oct 19, 2013
Last Aired:
Nov 10, 2013

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  • Oct 19, 2013 | 4:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 20, 2013 | 6:49am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 10, 2013 | 1:15am EST | C-SPAN 2
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