By Christopher Zoukis It’s heart-breaking to hear about the atrocious conditions facing students at Detroit-area schools in recent months and even years. These learning centres are literally crumbling around their staff and students – and the situation continues to get worse. Spain Elementary and Middle School, one of the worst-off Detroit schools, was recently featured…

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On February 16, 2014, Sri Lanka opened its first prison school in the Watareka prison.  According to Chandrasiri Gajadeera, minister of rehabilitation and prison reform, the school will offer classes from the 9th grade through G.C.E. Ordinary level, the equivalent of a U.S. high school diploma. Students under the age of 30 who have passed…

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