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The Surprising Thing About Education

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Imagine you are a subsistence level farmer living in a rural village more than an hour?s drive away from the nearest city of any notable size. You grow tamarind and collect recyclables to sell on the side for the money to buy a few more meals. You have less than 6 years of schooling, which is more than your parents who were refugees, but less than you hope to provide for your children. Now imagine that your oldest son has shown an aptitude beyond which you can guide. Teachers have commended his abilities, and through some luck and determination, your son has...