Episode 7: (Not) Going to School





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Published on Nov 13, 2013

What prevents kids from going to school and how can education respect traditional culture while also teaching modern skills?

Take action and find more resources on the Change Series website: http://bit.ly/NotGoingtoSchool

Playing soccer with the village kids every day, we realize that Regina's family can't even afford to send her to the public school. Why is there still a huge education gap between the rich and the poor in Guatemala if the government provides free public school? This gets us thinking about how an education gap prevents kids from indigenous families from learning Spanish. What effect does this language barrier have on someone's ability to get a formal job, travel to a big city or even visit a hospital?

Produced by Living on One

Directed by Hannah Gregg
Illustrations by Hannah Gregg
Edited by Sean Leonard
Narration by Chris Temple

Executive Producers
Mike Lang
David Doss
Jeff Klein

  • Category

  • License

    • Standard YouTube License
  • Song

  • Artist

  • Album

    • Summer's Gone
  • Writers

    • Clayton Joseph Knight, Harrison Gordon Mills
  • Licensed by

    • Believe Music (on behalf of Odesza Llc); ASCAP, and 12 Music Rights Societies


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