Sunday, December 21, 2008

Finland, Finland, Finland..........


For the last two years, education pundits have been trying to compare the education system of Finland with that of the United States.  With strong gains in Math and Science, the argument has come out that it should be impossible to have the lowly Finns be so much better in core subjects than the high and mighty Americans.  So waves of people have went to the Great Reindeer North to learn how to incorporate Finnish ed to the U.S. system. 

Obviously the situation is more complex than that, but the best summary of the situation can be found at the Quick and the Ed.   

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