Education


Education
   Education, in the sense of bringing up children to be members of adult society, is traditionally carried out by fathers with their sons and mothers with their daughters. Even before puberty, boys will learn their father's trade in a practical way, while girls will have to cook and look after their younger siblings. Schools are viewed by many parents with suspicion as places where children will come into contact with non-Gypsies and the dangers of drugs, bad language, and sex. Girls in particular may be withdrawn from schooling at puberty. The segregation of Gypsy children into special schools in many countries also leads to a high drop-out figure at secondary level. Nevertheless, individual Romanies have progressed through the system to university level.

Historical dictionary of the Gypsies . .

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