Just had to leave this here. Finland is successful because it surrounds families with the kind of scaffolding support that makes it easier for kids to do well at school. Just as soon as we are ready to talk about supporting families, then we can talk about Finland’s test scores, reading levels etc.

(steps off soap box)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nicole-stellon-odonnell/we-cant-learn-from-finlands-schools_b_9513544.html