The Washington Post

President Obama will be delivering his State of the Union address outlining his priorities for the next year in a few weeks. Here's an open letter to Obama urging him to make early childhood education -- one school reform with proven results -- a real priority in his second term.

Finland's Pasi Sahlberg, an international leader in education reform, has won a $100,000 education prize from the University of Louisville for his worldwide best-selling book that explains how Finnish schools were reformed to become among the best in the world.