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No один ребенок Left Behind

While our two countries were rattling their sabers, testing bombs and exchanging spies, the USSR was educating its children much like we educated ours in the United States. This 1959 Illustrated Russian Dictionary for “non-Russian” (Iron Curtain) grade schoolers  (учащийся) suggests that literacy was more important than ideology, at least in the early years.

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