Amanda Ripley: "The Smartest Kids In The World"
The author follows three American kids who each spend a year studying in top-rated countries for education: Finland, South Korea and Poland. Their stories reveal truths about keys to educational success and how they might be replicated in the United States.
author and investigative journalist.
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Excerpted from "The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way" by Amanda Ripley. Copyright © 2013 Amanda Ripley. Reprinted with permission of Simon & Schuster. All rights reserved.