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The Ethically Questionable Math Game Taking Over U.S. Schools

Kids love “edutainment,” but does the business model exploit them?

Illustration: Ben Voldman

PPerched on a rise overlooking the Hudson River, the Main Street School in Irvington, New York, looks like a study for a Norman Rockwell painting, with a century-old brick façade and a blacktop area where kids play four square at recess. But the…

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Jeff Wise

Jeff Wise

Jeff is science journalist who lives north of New York City. He is the author of “The Taking of MH370” and "Extreme Fear: The Science of Your Mind in Danger."

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