[Susan notes: This letter is a scorcher, terrific all the way, and the last paragraph is a stunner.]
To the editor
Having observed teaching in more than thirty schools in Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands and in countless schools around the United States, and having had my own children attend Belgian and Israeli schools for a year each, I have a far different view of the comparisons among them than expressed in your Oct. 10 editorial (How to Rescue Education Reform).
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