2 results for author: Pingnan Shi

How Math Set Me Free: A Journey from China to America with Dr. Pingnan Shi

This is the story of my journey from China to America, and how math set me free. I was trapped. I grew up in a small town in China during the Cultural Revolution (CR). My dad was locked up in a make shift prison because Chairman Mao overthrew the entire Communist Party leadership in a coup. My mom and us five kids were ... Read More

RESCUING OUR KIDS: A Bold Solution to Weather Our National Education Crisis

Our education system has been in crisis since before 1983 when the famous report A Nation at Risk was published by the Reagan administration. It was put on life support since then with billions of dollars poured in every year. Every administration, Clinton, Bush and Obama, had tried to revitalize it, only to make it worse in ... Read More