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We can argue about what causes educational success, but here are some things that do not seem to have much to do with it.
The Smartest Kids in the World is now out in paperback, which means it's better (and cheaper) than ever before.
Two-thirds of U.S. principals say that more than a third of their students are from disadvantaged homes--far more than in any other country. Yet data on actual students’ lives suggests the real rate is lower. What gives?
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