MindShift points to a few key elements:
- There are no private schools (a few independent schools exist, but they don’t charge tuition and are funded by the state)
- All administrators have worked as teachers
- They don’t focus on tests
- Teaching is a revered profession (in the US, teacher are often labeled as ‘glorified babysitters’)
- Fins trust teachers
- They integrate foreign students
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