Friday, April 9, 2010

Haiti struggles to reopen its schools after quake

Haiti struggles to reopen its schools after quake, By Claudia Gaillard, The Washington Post, April 5, 2010
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Some schools reopened in the wrecked Haitian capital on Monday nearly three months after the January 12 earthquake, but others could not because of lack of repairs or equipment, staff said. The education ministry, backed by the United Nations children's agency UNICEF, had called for classes to resume 12 weeks after the quake which reduced many parts of the city to rubble and destroyed or damaged more than 4,000 schools. The education ministry itself was also destroyed. More...

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