Comments from an outsider

Remember my post complaining about American education? Someone wrote me back about it, and gave me permission to post her response here. What a wonderful surprise!

Yiuka Leung grew up on the outskirts of Hong Kong, and moved to the U.S. for college, so she’s experienced education from both sides. Here’s what she had to say:

“I don’t disagree with what you said, but I wanted to point out that ‘freedom for creativity’ is relative. To me, someone who grew up in Asia and received Asian-style education, education in the U.S. gave me a lot more room to develop my own personal interests than I would ever hope for in Asia.

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