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Yong Zhao Redefines 'Excellence' in Education

Chris Thinnes

Everyone wants an 'excellent' education for their children and their students. But what does that really mean? Yong Zhao (Catching Up or Leading the Way, World Class Learners) speaks to educators and parents from 125 schools and districts about the misconceptions of national education policy, the myth of the 'model minority,' how teachers can help keep other people's children out of their families' basements, and why everyone is in love with Chinese education . . . except the Chinese.

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