Daily Archives: August 21, 2011

Finland’s Education Success

Read also: The Finland Phenomenon: Inside the World’s Most Surprising School System Who’s No.1 in Education? Who’s No. 1? Finland, Japan and Korea, Says OECD Education Study U.S. students finished 15th in reading, 19th in math and 14th in science … Continue reading

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The Finland Phenomenon: Inside the World’s Most Surprising School System

Can this model work in other countries? Transcript: There is a country where students     start school at a later age     take fewer classes There is a country where students     enjoy a 3-month summer break     spend less … Continue reading

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“Governor Goodhair” Rick Perry’s antics and the so-called “economic miracle” in Texas

Read my previous post: Governor Rick Perry – China Loves Him (1) Governor “goodhair” Rick Perry. Origin of the expression “goodhair” : Molly Ivins, the nationally syndicated columnist, former editor at The Texas Observer, who followed Rick Perry very closely. … Continue reading

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AFTERMATH : 5 documentaries

National Geographic Channel: (1) AFTERMATH: WORLD WITHOUT OIL What would our world look like if we ran out of oil? The lifeblood of our high-tech, highly mobile world won’t last forever. Watch one scenario of what happens when one day … Continue reading

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Ron Paul on HR 645

There has been virtually no press coverage of HR 645. The National Emergency Centers Act or HR 645, first introduced in January 2009, mandates the establishment of “national emergency centers” to be located on military installations for the purpose of … Continue reading

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