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PART ONE: OPPORTUNITY Chapter One The Matthew Effect: "You don't even have to do any statistical analysis. You just look at it." Chapter Two The 10,000 Hour Rule: "In Hamburg, we had to play for eight hours." Chapter Three The Trouble With Geniuses "Knowledge of a boy's IQ is of little help if you are faced with a formful of clever boys." Chapter Four Louis Terman's Error. "After protracted negotiations, it was agreed Robert would be put on probation." Chapter Five: The Rise of the Jewish Lawyer "Mary got a quarter." PART TWO: LEGACY Chapter Six Harlan, Kentucky: "Die like a man like your brother did!" Chapter Seven Turnaround in the Skies: "Captain, the weather radar has helped us a lot." Chapter Eight Rice Paddies and Math Tests "No one who can rise before dawn, 360 days a year, fails to make his family rich." Chapter Nine Marquita's Bargain "All my friends now are from KIPP." CONCLUSION A Jamaican Story "If a progeny of young colored children is brought forth, these are emancipated."
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