My new best friend Nikhil Goyal (@nikhilgoya_l) wrote a book, One Size Does Not Fit All: A Student’s Assessment of School 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?
When we spoke on the phone at length about what’s right and what’s wrong with the American school system, among other things, my takeaway was this: Watch for Nikhil, he’s an up-and-comer who is bound to make a difference.
And it didn’t take long for him to prove me right. He’s already landed a guest spot on the Melissa Harris Perry Show, and has just questioned one Willard M. Romney at the Education Nation summit. Watch:
Here is the entire thing should you feel compelled, in a moment of masochism, to expose yourself to Romney for 44 endless minutes: