In Depth: Rebuilding Haiti's School System
In Depth: Rebuilding Haiti’s School System
Haiti suffers from many of the same problems other developing nations face in education building. It bears the challenge of recruiting qualified teachers and providing adequate infrastructure to students. But its problems are unique to the impoverished Caribbean nation of 11 million. In its nearly two centuries of existence, there has never been a strong tradition of universal public education. The World Bank estimates that the country needs $3 billion USD to effectively address its failings in education.