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Tuesday, May 01, 2007


No child left behind

It's very much a reality...in Cuba:
When UNESCO gave math and language tests to third- and fourth-graders in 13 Latin American countries, researchers were stunned to find that pupils in Cuba's lowest-income schools outperformed most upper-middle-class students in the rest of the region.
The article enumerates the reasons why this is true, but the bottom line is a government that devotes its resources to the needs of its people. All its people. With a special priority to its children.

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