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American Students Turning To 'Russian Math'

American students lag behind many other industrialized countries in math and science. And now, some students are enrolling in after-school programs called “Russian math.”

It relies mainly on Russian teachers and methods to help American students from kindergarten to high school. It began in the Northeast, but is now spreading across the country — as far as San Diego, Seattle and San Jose. Carey Goldberg (@commonhealth) of Here & Now contributor WBUR reports.

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