Education In Haiti

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Education is something that plays a huge role in the world we live in today. If you receive a good education, you can get very far in life. Most people have the dream of one day owning their own business and/or having their dream job, but some people don’t have the luxury of having this path laid out right in front of them. In some of the very poor countries, like Haiti, receiving a quality education is hard. Unlike in the United States, education in Haiti is an honor. Education is not a top priority in Haiti because they have so many economic issues. Most of the population of Haiti never had the chance to attend school, and then out of the ones that did most dropped out and never made it to primary school. The poor families in Haiti need their children to work instead of attending class. This is just the beginning on understanding how the economy in Haiti affects the amount of schooling children receive. A main problem in the education system of Haiti is very low enrollment rates. The primary school enrollment is around seventy-five percent which is an improvement, but it is still very low. In Haiti, an average twenty-five-year-old or older person only has about five or less years of schooling out of their entire life. There is a positive though, over all enrollment in school has risen to ninety percent in Haiti. After reading an article written by World Bank, there are three things that I learned about education in Haiti. The first thing was that the school systems ask

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