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Adam Taylor points out "26 Amazing Facts About Finland's Unorthodox Education System"

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Finland is the way American small town schools in the Midwest used to be.--kas

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This is a must-read story from Adam Taylor for American educators and families who care.--kas

26 Amazing Facts About Finland's Unorthodox Education System

Taylor notes, "Teachers are given the same status as doctors and lawyers". Finland spends 30 percent less per student than the United States, yet 96 percent of Finns graduate high school and 66 percent go to college.

26 amazing facts about Finland's school system can be read at: http://www.businessinsider.com/finland-education-school-2011-12?op=1


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In summary, writes Taylor, "Since it implemented huge education reforms 40 years ago, Finland's school system has consistently come at the top for the international rankings for education systems . So how do they do it? It's simple -- by going against the evaluation-driven, centralized model that much of the Western world uses.


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