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From the Ted Talk by Seema Bansal: How to fix a broken education system ... without any more money

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So we all have our own biaess. For example, some of us tend to think that it's very difficult to transform failing government systems. When we think of government stysems, we tend to think that they're archaic, set in their ways, and perhaps, the leadership is just too bureaucratic to be able to change things. Well, today, I want to challenge that theory. I want to tell you a story of a very large government system that has not only put itself on the path of reform but has also swhon fairly spectacular restuls in less than three years.

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So we all have our own ______. For example, some of us tend to think that it's very difficult to transform failing government systems. When we think of government _______, we tend to think that they're archaic, set in their ways, and perhaps, the leadership is just too bureaucratic to be able to change things. Well, today, I want to challenge that theory. I want to tell you a story of a very large government system that has not only put itself on the path of reform but has also _____ fairly spectacular _______ in less than three years.

Solution

  1. results
  2. biases
  3. systems
  4. shown

Original Text

So we all have our own biases. For example, some of us tend to think that it's very difficult to transform failing government systems. When we think of government systems, we tend to think that they're archaic, set in their ways, and perhaps, the leadership is just too bureaucratic to be able to change things. Well, today, I want to challenge that theory. I want to tell you a story of a very large government system that has not only put itself on the path of reform but has also shown fairly spectacular results in less than three years.

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