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The Grassroots Approach to Education for Community Improvement


by Pedro T. Orata 1959

The fact is that the gap between educational and economic progress is very wide. Where the school is modem, many of the homes are backward. The schools teach scientific methods to children, but many of the parents remain superstitious in the extreme. There is gardening in every elementary and high school, and there are agricultural schools and colleges in every province where modem methods of cultivation are taught; but over the fence next to the school and on the two million farms all over the country, primitive methods of agriculture are employed.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 58, No. 1.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 60 Number 9, 1959, p. 149-169
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19939, Date Accessed: 10/21/2017 1:49:14 PM

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