The National Archives
Part of a letter written in 1903 by Mr Ernest Campagnac, an official in the Blackburn Board of Education
(PRO ref: PC 8/584)
You need to study the source carefully before you decide whether it supports or contradicts any of the reasons in the Big Question.
What issue seems to be the main concern of Mr Campagnac?
What is causing the problem (in his opinion)?
Is his opinion convincing?
Can you suggest possible reasons why the problem is happening?
What could a government do to help with this problem?