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Pasi Sahlberg on why Finland leads the world in education

This week, results from the Programme for International Student Assessment, which ranks student achievement around the world, showed once again that the Finns know something about education. Over the years, educators from around the world have traveled to this small northern European country to find out the secret to their educational success.

As part of an upcoming hour-long focus on education, Need to Know’s Alison Stewart spoke with a leading educator from Finland and former senior adviser in Finland’s Ministry of Education named Pasi Sahlberg. Sahlberg discussed how Finland turned its education system around, and how the United States might learn from Finland’s experience.