VIDEO: Teen writes book on the problems with American schools


"Learning is messy."

"I'll probably major in politics... I'm pretty close to the left, yeah."

My new best friend Nikhil Goyal (@TalkPolitical ) wrote a book, One Size Does Not Fit All: A Student's Assessment of School (due out in September) on a subject near and dear to my heart, because I taught at public schools for years and feel as passionately as he does.

Did I mention he's only seventeen?

We spoke on the phone at length about what's right and what's wrong with the American school system, among other things. My take? Watch for Nikhil, he's an up-and-comer who is bound to make a difference.

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