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THE QUALITIES OF GOOD SCHOOLS ARE NO SECRET.

“We know what they are. So do your children. So do your children’s teachers.

The highly touted Finns do as well, after all, they developed their high quality system in the early 1990s’ taking the best of what we introduced in the US in the 60’s and 70’s:

We know it takes a dedicated community, involved parents, and quality teaching staff and programs that foster student engagement and involvement in learning.

We all have had teachers who have changed our lives for the better; who have inspired, who have challenged, mentored and in some saved our lives.

Miss Stafford was my 2nd grade teacher in 1956-7. When she passed away in 2009, a third of my second-grade class was at her memorial service.

Little did we know as seven-year-olds entering her class in the Bronx, that we were to become the happy guinea pigs for a life dedicated to helping children with all kinds of ‘personalities,’ as we called it then.”

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We know what they are. So do your children. So do your children’s teachers.

The highly touted Finns do as well, after all, they developed their high quality system in the early 1990s’ taking the best of what we introduced in the US in the 60’s and 70’s:

We know it takes a dedicated community, involved parents, and quality teaching staff and programs that foster student engagement and involvement in learning.

We all have had teachers who have changed our lives for the better; who have inspired, who have challenged, mentored and in some saved our lives.

Miss Stafford was my 2nd grade teacher in 1956-7. When she passed away in 2009, a third of my second-grade class was at her memorial service.

Little did we know as seven-year-olds entering her class in the Bronx, that we were to become the happy guinea pigs for a life dedicated to…

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