Question by  melissa92 (30)

What are elementary schools like in Turkey?

Are they anything like the school here in America?


Answer by  rightlight (1053)

There has been a lot of reform lately in Turkish elementary schools. They are attempting to match up with European Union educational standards.


Answer by  snessia (991)

In terms of content, Turkish elementary is similar. Kids learn reading, writing, math, etc. Foreign language usually is offered in the 4th year. If a student fails, they must repeat.


Answer by  Dean (4035)

Turkish law affords everyone a public education. The system resembles the U.S. system of the 1950s-60s as opposed to the low standards and behavioral problems of today.


Answer by  Prajeesh (369)

The primary education in Turkey is compulsory an free. They emphasise on teaching forign languages and computer skills. Here in America also elementary education is free in government schools.

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