Stephens Media columnist Steve Brawner has an interesting column this week. He discusses Arkansas Education Commissioner Dr. Tom Kimbrell’s recent trip to Finland to explore their education system.
What does Finland, which has one of the world’s best education systems, do differently than Arkansas, which doesn’t?
Less than you would expect.
That’s what Dr. Tom Kimbrell, the state’s education commissioner, learned during a recent two-week trip to that country.
From the length of the school year to local control, Brawner notes much that Finland and Arkansas have in common. So why do their students perform better than U.S. students?
Find out more at this link.