Côte d'Ivoire: politics affecting education
| Jan 24, 2011
"The political crisis in Côte d'Ivoire is hitting an already broken education system, with gunfire disrupting classes, teachers staying home for political reasons, and families increasingly desperate about their children's schooling," according to an article in IRIN News.
With the chaotic outcome of the presidential elections and the situation still unstable, students are "held hostage," as one educator put it. In fact, many teachers and parents fear the 2010-2011 scholastic year will be lost. To learn more about how the political crisis is affecting education in Côte d'Ivoire, read the full article.