Does the metric system measure up for schools in Britain?

01/14/2013 | Guardian (London), The

Teachers, scientists and others in this article offer their opinions about a plan in Britain to focus on imperial measurements, rather than the metric system. Kay Gerrett, headteacher of Cedar Road primary school, says it is important for students to be able to convert between the two systems, while another educator, Chris Beesley, has found that the metric system could be easier for students who struggle with maths.

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