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By Dennis Pierce
January 3rd, 2013

“Those of us who have traveled to [other] countries come away with the same conclusion: Their students are more disciplined and full of rote knowledge that comes in handy when being tested—but they lack the independent thinking and creativity that is a hallmark of our system of education.”

About the Author:

Dennis Pierce

A founding editor of eSchool Media, Dennis Pierce has spent the last 16 years as an education journalist covering issues such as national policy, school reform, and educational technology. Dennis began as Assistant Editor and is now Editor in Chief, overseeing all content and production for two national news magazines, five weekly newsletters, two daily newsletters, and three websites—with a total reach of nearly 1 million education leaders. Before joining eSchool Media, Dennis taught high school English, math, and SAT prep. He graduated cum laude from Yale University. Follow Dennis via Twitter: @eSN_Dennis


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