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What Finland and Asia tell us about real education reform

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There has been much publicity in recent years about how for more than a decade, Finnish students have excelled in the international comparisons called the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), exams given each three years in reading, math, and science to samples of 15-year-olds globally. In the current issue of the New Republic, Samuel E. Abrams, a visiting scholar at Teachers College, explains what Finland did to turn around its education system, starting in the 1970’s: Finland’s schools weren’t …

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Parents Across America is a grassroots organiza­tion that connects parents and activists from across the U.S. to share ideas and work together on improving our nation’s public schools. We are committed to bringing the voice of par­ents – and common sense – to local and national education debates.  We advocate for proven, progressive measures such as reducing class size and increasing parent involvement, and oppose corporate-style efforts to privatize our schools. Please join us, as we fight for children and …

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