Monthly Archives: August 2016

The U.S. Does Not *Get* What Sweden *Gets* by Marcia Tewell

A recent trip to Sweden allowed me to do a cursory comparison of cultural issues, in part based on my interest around equity and inclusion in education/society. Integration seems to occur more frequently and naturally in Sweden, of course, not without challenges.

Sweden manifests economic equity by:

• Differential in pay between a CEO/Director and lowest paid staff is reasonable, the majority of citizens are middle class, educators and other public servants are respected and paid well, • Human rights include second generation immigrants with professional jobs, 14% of the click here to read more