[Edling] What if Finland’s great teachers taught in U.S. schools?

Francis Hult francis.hult at englund.lu.se
Sun Jan 4 14:50:06 UTC 2015


Washington Post



What if Finland’s great teachers taught in U.S. schools?



In recent years the “no excuses”’ argument has been particularly persistent in the education debate. There are those who argue that poverty is only an excuse not to insist that all schools should reach higher standards. Solution: better teachers. Then there are those who claim that schools and teachers alone cannot overcome the negative impact that poverty causes in many children’s learning in school. Solution: Elevate children out of poverty by other public policies.



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