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Michael Rosen On The Literacy Debate

Posted at 7:42AM Friday 16 Mar 2012

Beware all stats comparing 'literacy' across decades or from country to country. They rarely if ever compare the same thing.

michaelrosenblog (via Alan Gibbons)

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