The poor, rural county of Luquan is 800 kilometers and a world away from the wealthy, urban city of Chengdu. But the students in high schools in both places are taking the same classes taught by the same teachers. Luquan No. 1 Middle School is one of about 400 rural schools in China using on-line learning to bridge a growing education gap between rural and urban areas.
With a population of about 13.2 million out-of-school children, Anthonia Sawyerr, Managing Partner of ALTS Consulting says the government's priority of Nigeria’s education is low and the quality of resources towards the sector has dwindled over time.
While protesters demonstrated outside, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said she wants to change the education system and make it better for students during a speech at a conservative think tank in Bellevue, Washington, on Friday.