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The Jefferson Exchange

Education: Asia And America

The Jefferson Exchange
Released on Jul 29, 2014

The Jefferson Exchange: July 29, 2014, Hour 2:

By many measures, Asian countries lead the world in the overall quality of public education. The United States is much farther down the list, despite ongoing efforts to improve schooling here. David Scott Clegg is familiar with education in both places. He's an educator and the Managing Director of The HEAD Foundation, a Singapore-based education think tank.  He joins us for a discussion of differences and similarities between American and Asian systems... and what we might learn from Asia.