Heart Happy (cathy_edgett) wrote,
Heart Happy

Education -

The Wall Street Journal today has an article on What Makes Finnish Kids So Smart?  High school students rarely have more than a half-hour of homework a night.   Kids don't start school until age 7 and they don't agonize over college because it is free.  The children have a great deal of personal freedom.  Parents don't hover, and the kids test high.  "They earned some of the top scores by 15-year old students who were tested in 57 countries."    Check out the article: 


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