Sentences deserving skepticism

Unfortunately, attendance is not education's most reliable metric

Despite the inevitable concerns about standards, there are still millions of children attending school who otherwise wouldn’t have been, which means they are learning.

That’s Ugandan thinktanker Lawrence Bategeka, quoted in Jonathan Glennie’s recent article on the results of Uganda’s shift to universal primary education.

One thought on “Sentences deserving skepticism

  1. Sam Gardner

    October 23, 2010 at 8:05pm

    All these years of boredom staring at an incompetent teacher, if he’s there, or more interestingly, at the birds outside.

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