Tag: Finland

July 15, 2013

News, Postsecondary Success

July 15th, 2013

Local News The News Journal State should follow its better judgment An editorial If the state’s data is accurate, Moyer Academy’s consistent pattern of low performance on standardized tests – a reliable predictor of future academic hurdles – requires the State Board of Education to follow its better judgment and close this long-struggling...


Finland Day 2: The Power of Trust

Early Childhood Education, Policy and Practice

August 23rd, 2012

As we walked through the small city primary school on the outskirts of Helsinki, I noticed that the children were not wearing shoes in the classroom.  As I looked in the hall, I saw shoes strewn on the floor and jackets randomly hung up. They didn't catch my eye at first because this is a common scene in my house with three kids ages 9 to 15. But...