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Finns ain't what they used to be for teen pupils - News - TES Connect

Finns ain't what they used to be for teen pupils - News - TES Connect | Finland | Scoop.it
Finland - Shock news for nation's admired education system, as research shows huge decline in learning ability of 15-year-olds...

Internationally famous for its supposedly excellent education system and top-ranking Pisa results, Finland is reeling from new research that shows a dramatic decline in learning and cognitive ability among 15-year-olds.

"We don't know if this reflects a decline in competence or a decline in the willingness of pupils to take the tests seriously," she continued, adding that these were not "high-stakes tests" that would have an impact on pupils' lives.
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Teens Who Smoke Early Often Try Pot Later, Study Finds - US News and World Report

Teens Who Smoke Early Often Try Pot Later, Study Finds - US News and World Report | Finland | Scoop.it
If they first lit up at 12, they were 26 times more likely to try pot by 17 (Teens Who Smoke Early Often Try Pot Later, Study Finds http://bit.ly/eyBuZd)
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