TITLE

South African Bind

PUB. DATE
July 1980
SOURCE
National Review;7/11/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 14, p820
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article considers the problem of discrimination in education in South Africa as of July 1980. The magnitude of the problem is described. The differences between the education given to the whites and whites in the country are examined. According to the author, the country is in a bind. He reports that primary, secondary and advanced education high in quality is only available to rich South Africans, especially to affluent whites. Unlike the nonwhites, the whites can afford to bring their upcoming generation in schools. The pupil-to-teacher ratio in nonwhite schools is so high.
ACCESSION #
6077338

 

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