Seeds Of Maya Genius Grow In A New Kind Of School [npr.org]

 

Imagine a small, developing nation whose education system is severely lacking: schools are poorly funded, students can't afford tuition or books, fewer than half of indigenous girls even attend school — and often drop out to take care of siblings or get married.

These are the schools of rural Guatemala.

Now meet a firebrand educator who thinks he has a way to reinvent schools in Guatemala.

[For more on this story by JOHN BURNETT, go to https://www.npr.org/sections/g...a-new-kind-of-school]

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