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Episode 1: "Pull Yourself Up"
Episode 112th April 2021 • Bootstraps • Open Campus & EdSurge
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Ever wonder where the phrase "pull yourself up by your own bootstraps" came from? In the first episode of our series about merit and myths in education, we explore the phrase's origins and how it went from ludicrous joke to national aspiration.

Host: Jeff Young (@jryoung)

A joint production of EdSurge and Open Campus.