I think the other thing that is worth pointing out is that education in foreign countries does not have to compete with prisons, public works or national defense for funding. Nor are their educational systems fodder for more "beltway bandits" lobbying legislatures for more ways to turn public institutions into cash cows for contractors.
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North Country Supervisory Union
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Newport, VT 05855
Tel. (802) 334-5847 Ext 2018
From: School Information Technology Discussion [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Raymond Ballou
Sent: Sunday, March 11, 2012 4:19 PM
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Subject: Re: Finland ED vs USA ED
interesting that the word TECHNOLOGY does not appear in the list of Findland's pros
also refreshing to see the phrase '21st Century' without it being welded to the word SKILLS.