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Little Soldiers: An American Mother's Experience with the Chinese Education System

October 30, 2017

Lenora Chu, an American journalist and author of Little Soldiers: An American Boy, A Chinese School and the Global Race to Achieve, discusses her experience sending her son to a Chinese school and the pros and cons of the Chinese system.

Chinese students consistently score well on international tests, especially compared to U.S. students. Lenora Chu, an American journalist and author of Little Soldiers: An American Boy, A Chinese School and the Global Race to Achieve, enrolled her son in a Chinese school after her family relocated. Chu talks about how the Chinese treat school children, the differences between the Chinese and American approach to learning, and what we can learn from one another.  
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Teresa Mull is the managing editor for School Reform News.
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