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8:48am on Thursday, 29th November, 2007:

Standards of Schooling


Heard on the BBC news last night regarding declining reading standards in schools: "My five-year old doesn't want to read, he just wants to use the computer, whereas my eleven-year-old, when she was five, wasn't interested in computers at all. It just goes to show how much things have changed in only eight years".

Illiteracy my be on the increase, but innumeracy would seem to have been bad for some time...

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