Israel's president sets record by teaching world's largest online civics class

02/6/2014 | Ha'aretz (Tel Aviv, Israel)

Israel's President Shimon Peres recently set a world record when he taught an online class about civics to more than 9,000 high-school students in 215 classrooms across the country. Marco Frigatti, senior vice president of Guinness World Records, certified the feat as breaking the previous record of 5,000 students. Peres used the opportunity to encourage students to take their education seriously and to pursue their dreams.

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