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  • Ann Lee
  • San Jose, CA
  • United States


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I believe the right to an education is a basic human right..what can we do to make that a reality?

Governor Brown just signed the Dream Act and that propelled me to think about how accessible education is in United States and around the world. Education shouldn't be something that only the privileged can afford. What can we do to give every child an opportunity to improve their lives through education?


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    Oct 17 2011: I think the simple and practical answer especially for countries like India lies in providing cost laptops and free internet centers. The simple solution as created by Salman Khan Academy has uploaded 1000s of informative videos, which provide reasonably detailed overview of several subjects, free of cost-


    Several such initiatives in each country can expedite the process exponentially.

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