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William Doyle

William Doyle is a 2015-2016 Fulbright Scholar and New York Times bestselling author from New York City on the faculty of the University of Eastern Finland, and father of an eight year old who attends a Finnish public school.

Recent Stories

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and first lady Chirlane McCray meet with New York City School system Chancellor Richard Carranza at Katz’s Deli Manhattan’s Lower East Side on April 1, 2018.

OPINION: How school segregation hit home for one white father

‘At cocktail parties, I firmly opposed racism. In real life, I collaborated with it’

May 12, 2014 - New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina speaks at a public school in Queens, accompanied by Mayor Mayor Bill de Blasio. Farina recently announced her retirement.

OPINION: For New York City’s next schools chancellor, four questions and a lesson from Finland

Public consultation and accountability wanted

OPINION: How Finland’s youngest learners obey the rules — by fooling around in school

Master teacher reveals secrets of the world’s best education system

OPINION: How Finland broke every rule — and created a top school system

It’s not just a “Nordic thing”