The school, simply named 42, requires no high school diploma and no money to apply. It’s turning French education on its head, but it may also solve some of the country’s most pressing problems.
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They aren’t looking for students who know a lot, they’re looking for students who know how to think. Why? Because the problems faced in the future aren’t currently known. Very interesting concept – how does this fit into the current school model? Does it fit at all? Good idea or bad? I’m intrigued by this whole concept but especially by the rigorous selection process.
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