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Cuban Schools

Cuba's Schools Are Failing Its Children

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 08.30.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

The lack of educational quality is bumping up against an increasing rigor in the final exams for high school. The result: entire schools where they are barely able to pass three or four students.

Looking Behind the Stage Set of Cuba's Potemkin's Schools

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

At a school in Cerro, several foreign visitors were coming to donate notebooks and pencils. But something unexpected happened: one of the guests broke the predetermined protocol and asked to use the bathroom.