Schools, Literacy

Schools, Literacy

 

(1) In prerevolutionary Russia, one- and two-year primary schools, operated under the auspices of various government departments or private individuals until 1891, when they were turned over to the Synod. Education at the literacy schools was limited to memorizing prayers and to mastering the rudiments of reading, writing, and arithmetic. The schools were abolished after the Great October Revolution of 1917.

(2) In the 1920’s in Russia, one- and two-year training centers and schools for the elimination of illiteracy (seeLITERACY and SCHOOLS FOR ADULTS) .

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