TITLE

To see where our schools are headed, take a look at the Soviet Union

AUTHOR(S)
Byfield, Link
PUB. DATE
July 1993
SOURCE
Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;7/5/93, Vol. 20 Issue 29, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Compares the collapse of the communist states with the state of Canada's fossilized and disintegrating school system. Figures from Statistics Canada that 30 percent of high school graduates can't read simple English and 36 percent can't do simple arithmetic; Lack of response in the school system to public pressure; Focus on productivity, responsiveness to changing need and enthusiasm for official philosophy; Not all children have the `right' to be educated.
ACCESSION #
9307260139

 

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