November 7th, 2011
05:44 PM ET

Why Finland matters to U.S. education

How did Finland's education system go from among the worst to the best? contributor LZ Ganderson takes a look.

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November 7th, 2011
11:51 AM ET

Today's Reading List

Here's what the Schools of Thought Editors are reading today:

NY Times: National Study Finds Widespread Sexual Harassment of Students in Grades 7 to 12
A soon-to-be released study finds that 48 percent of students say they were sexually harassed in the last school year.

The Guardian:  Big Bang Theory fuels physics boom
A US sitcom may be responsible for a surge in interest in the subject of college physics.  What other districts are doing around the country  
The practice of using armed police officers in schools has its supporters as well as critics in cities around the U.S.

LA Times: Sushi on the menu at UCLA dining hall
UCLA is just one university jumping on the "foodie" trend in an attempt to attract students.

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