“He’s vowed never to take an invention to school again.”

“At a time when the World Economic Forum ranks America as 48th in the quality of its math and science education and the Organization for Economic Development ranks American students as 27th in math and 20th in science, we’re arresting a child who wears NASA shirts and builds machines in his spare time — and we’re doing it because the education professionals charged with guiding his development can’t tell the difference between a clock and a bomb.”

Ezra Klein on the arrest of 14-year-old geek Ahmed Mohamed.


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