TOP STORY: CEHD GRANTS AND PHILANTHROPY
CEHD faculty in the Department of Special Education received a $3 million grant, and a faculty member in the Department of Middle and Secondary Education received a grant for over $500,000. Read more about how our faculty research is having such a positive impact on our community.
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FINLAND SCHOOLS SERVE AS MODEL FOR REST OF WORLD
The 2013 Winner of the Grawemeyer Award in Education is Pasi Sahlberg, the director of Finland’s Centre for International Mobility and Cooperation and author of, “Finnish Lessons: What Can the World Learn from Educational Change in Finland?”
Reform-minded educators eager to learn about Finland’s highly successful school system often are shocked to find that elementary-level students have four-hour days, do little homework, rarely take tests, and don’t start school until age seven.
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