Daily Archives: September 5, 2019

What We Learn in High School……or Not!

When “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten” by Robert Fulghum is mentioned, most people have a fond memory or a warm feeling about the lessons he taught. Unfortunately, we have entered a new era where many … Continue reading

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Pasi Sahlberg and Peter Johnson: How Finnish Schools Engage in Continuous Improvement

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Finland’s educational success became an international sensation when the nation’s students unexpectedly topped the PISA test a few years back. The Finns really don’t care much about rankings and standardized tests, and they…

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Texas: Public Schools Outperform Charter Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The original rationale for charter schools was that they would be innovative, would be accountable, and would have lessons to share with public schools. We now know that the only innovation associated with…

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