Washington Post: What Americans keep ignoring about the schools in Finland: They don't have any private schools. Or any private colleges, for that matter.
The Answer Sheet: Instead of closing schools, how about this? Try NOT closing schools.
So just in case you haven't heard, Lansing has cut every teacher whose subject doesn't get covered by the MEAP. That's not what the pink slip says, I assume, but come on.
Michigan Public Radio: Art, music, and gym teachers get the ax in Lansing
Community Music School, Michigan State University: Statement regarding proposed cuts to art, music and physical education in the Lansing School District.