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Haiti: Back to School

Collectif Haiti de Provence links (Fr) to a metropolehaiti.com article explaining the hurdles that parents and children alike faced today in going back to school. Namely, according to the Minister of Education Gabriel Bien-Aime, only 10% of schoolchildren will be able to start school this week, a number lower than usual. He cites the lack of security as a major hurdle in neighborhoods affected by gangs. He also announced the government's plan to decrease discrimination in book distribution; the plan entails favoring the neediest schools and the most remote areas.

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