Monday, January 7, 2008

Good and Bad News On Literacy

StatsCan reports that literacy levels are lower for First Nations and Metis living in urban Manitoba and Saskatchewan. This doesn't mean the education system isn't working for minorities. Once you control for education, the racial differences go away. This means the education system is working (at least for equality), but we need to be more careful to make sure that every child get access.

No comments: