In Animal Farm, what are Snowball's views on education for the animals?

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Snowball wants to educate the other animals as far as possible so that they can be informed participants in the new society he is trying to build. He organizes reading and writing classes for this purpose. While all the pigs learn to read and write very rapidly, for most of the other animals this is a difficult, if not impossible, task. We learn that Benjamin could read as well as the pigs, that the dogs were good at learning to read but not interested, that Muriel the goat could read almost as well as the dogs, and that Clover learns the whole alphabet.

Boxer, however, only can learn to the letter D. Many of the animals get nowhere:

None of the other animals on the farm could get further than the letter A. It was also found that the stupider animals, such as the sheep, hens, and ducks, were unable to learn the Seven Commandments by heart. After much thought Snowball declared that the Seven Commandments could in effect be reduced to a single maxim, namely: "Four legs good, two legs bad."

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