Paying Danes to Educate Themselves

First Day of School for Felix — now eighteen years old

My oldest kid turned eighteen this year and here in late summer 2020, he just started his third year of high school. In Denmark, kids start school a year later than most other places. The thing is, now that he is eighteen, the government just starts paying him to go to school. It’s like they place some sort of societal value on our citizens educating themselves or some crazy thing like that.

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Urban designer, author and host of the global documentary series about urbanism, The Life-Sized City. Impatient Idealist.

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Mikael Colville-Andersen

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Urban designer, author and host of the global documentary series about urbanism, The Life-Sized City. Impatient Idealist.

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