Plight of education in Russia: few pencils, donated books

Matloff, Judith
February 1999
Christian Science Monitor;2/8/99, Vol. 91 Issue 50, p7
Discusses education in Russia. Impact of economic conditions on funding for schools; Teacher salaries and what they are offered in barter; Amount which teachers are owed in back pay; The consequences of economic deprivation which are eroding the reputation of Russia's once famed sites of learning; Lack of funding for computers, textbooks and heating.


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