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Salman Khan appearance is a welcome change

Salman Khan appearance is a welcome change

Smitha Gundavajhala

January 9, 2012

For the flip-side opinion, click here. When Salman Khan appeared for the assembly Jan. 6, people’s expectations were high. They didn’t know what to expect, but expectations were high. What they might have guessed about Khan’s discourse, based on past speakers, was a series of funny shor...

VIDEO: Salman Khan speaks to students, staff on Jan. 6

Khan Academy founder Salman Khan speaks at a school assembly on Jan. 6 about the process of creating the videos for the website, as well as his struggles and eventual success in doing so. Later that day, Khan spoke with teachers and administration regarding the current education system. Photo by Elvin Wong.

Aafreen Mahmood

January 7, 2012

“Just curious, how many of you have visited the site?” he asked. Over 700 of the people in the gym raised their hands. On Jan. 6, founder of the widely-used online educational organization Khan Academy, Salman, or “Sal,” Khan spoke to a crowd of students, alumni, eight Lynbrook High School ...