The history of education in Cuba
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The culture history of Cuba
- The children of Jose Marti
- By Tim Wheeler, in People's Weekly World, 25 January
1997. The state of elementary education in Cuba.
- Retaining Priority Despite Economic Crisis
- By Dalia Acosta, IPS, 1 September 1998. Cuba's free and universal
education policy stands up to the economic crisis wracking the
nation for the last eight years. Since 1990, Cubans have been
suffering power cuts, reduced urban transport services, food
shortages and devaluation of the peso, but the classrooms have
remained open, even when there have been no books.
- Boarding-School System Increasingly
- By Dalia Acosta, IPS, 4 November 1998.Controversy over a system
obliging high-school students in Cuba to go to boarding schools
in rural areas has reached unprecedented levels. The government
has reaffirmed its commitment to the policy but parents want
better conditions in the schools and studies on the system's
repercussions on the family.
- Don't Let Politics Cloud Cuba Offer
- By DeWayne Wickham, USA Today, 30 January 2001.
In the two years since opening its Latin American School
of Medical Sciences, Cuba has filled its classrooms with
more than 3,400 students from 23 countries. Most of them
come from Central and South America. A few of the students
are from nations in sub-Saharan Africa.