Behind the Headline: 1 competitor, 1 spelling bee — 20,000 note cards

By Education Next 06/01/2010

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1 competitor, 1 spelling bee — 20,000 note cards
05/31/10 | The Boston Globe

Behind the Headline
Competition Makes a Comeback
Summer 2010 | Education Next

With the National Spelling Bee just days away, attention has turned to its talented and dedicated competitors – including Tim Ruiter, one of the favorites to win this year. In the Summer 2010 issue of EdNext, June Kronholz discusses the recent comeback of these academic competitions and why some educators remain suspicious of them.

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