Archive for August 24th, 2008

Saturday Links

August 24, 2008 @ 6:15 am | Filed under:

(New links appear in my sidebar daily, but I thought I’d round up the past week’s worth here in one post.)

  • Protect Our Kids from Preschool – – “Why don’t preschool gains stick? Possibly because the K-12 system is too dysfunctional to maintain them. More likely, because early education in general is not so crucial to the long-term intellectual growth of children. Finland offers strong evidence for this view. Its kids consistently outperform their global peers in reading, math and science on international assessments even though they don’t begin formal education until they are 7.”