Teacher’s Day in Cuba: Gifts and Taking Stock

On Tuesday there will be no classes in any elementary or secondary school in Cuba. Educator’s Day is a time of celebration, when teachers receive congratulations and gifts. The practice does not ...


The Path To Learning, Paved With Politics

“On the path of Martí, with the guidance of Fidel, for the homeland and socialism: Moncadistas* always ready.” With that motto the school day begins every morning for Claudia Martinez, a fifth ...


The Artist Tania Bruguera Arrives in New York

In a statement released by #YoTambiénExijo (I too demand), it was reported that the artist Tania Bruguera arrived in New York this Friday, after eight months in Cuba. “I just landed at JFK (…) to ...


A New Case of Fraud Jolts Cuban Universities

A new case of academic fraud jolted university campuses this Thursday. A group of first year students in Medical Sciences in the province of Villa Clara had prior access to the answers for the ...

English Training

New requirements for language schools prioritize workers

The high demand for foreign language instruction in Cuba in recent years has forced the Ministry of Education to augment the requirements for access to language schools. Resolution Number 75 of ...


A Math Test Shielded Against Fraud

“This is more protected than Plaza of the revolution,” a teenager joked this Monday just before sitting down for the math test for college admission. Yesterday, dozens of schools across the ...

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