Wednesday, April 24, 2013

US-Educated Students Have Trouble Returning To Mexican Schools

The Christian Science Monitor (4/23, Medrano) reports on the difficulties that Mexican students face when they have been educated in the US, but have to move back to their home country and assimilate into Mexican classrooms. "arriving in an unparalleled migration exodus from the US to Mexico," such students "are changing the country's classrooms and posing new challenges to an education system that experts say is ill equipped to integrate children accustomed to US schools." Across Mexico such students "face multiple barriers to school enrollment and, once in the classroom, many struggle in their new environment" due to different pedagogy and cultural barriers.

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