Educational Reforms (Vladimir). March 9, 1918
Original Source: Novaia zhizn’, No. 38, 9 March 1918, p. 4.
The Commissar of Education of Vladimir issued the following order …
“With a view to doing away with barrack discipline and spirit in the schools, the following school regulations are abolished:
- to stand for recitation
- to assign lessons for home work
- to memorize
- to make curtsies to teachers. The pupils also have the right to talk back to the teachers.”
Source: James Bunyan and H.H. Fisher, ed., Bolshevik Revolution, 1917-1918; Documents and Materials (Stanford: Stanford University Press; H. Milford, Oxford University Press, 1934), p. 598.