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by Lamberto Borghi 1944

Educational policy is only a particular aspect of social policy. The crisis in the Italian educational system which was constantly denounced by educators and by politicians during the first two decades of this century was the outcome of the growing gulf which the tremendous development of the country was creating between the old public school system, designed to provide a classical instruction for the upper classes, and the needs of the new strata of the Italian people who were emerging from illiteracy and destitution and were asking for a share in the cultural and political life of their country.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 1 Number 1, 1944, p. 173-216
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 15143, Date Accessed: 7/18/2018 4:31:22 PM

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  • Lamberto Borghi
    Fellow in Philosophy, Yale University
    Instructor in Philosophy in Classical Licei in Italy
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