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Google engineer says Vietnam's 11th graders could pass a Mountain View interview

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Many countries have been quick to emphasize education for skills like programming, while students in the United States are falling behind in math and science. Google software engineer Neil Fraser recently visited Vietnam and spent some time in schools to see how the country's computer science curriculum compared. The students all used Windows XP, and they begin by learning about floppy disks in the 2nd grade — but by their 11th year, Fraser didn't just see students that excelled beyond those in the US, he saw students who could pass the interview process at Google.