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Education in S. Africa

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Education in S. Africa

Education in S. Africa

Education in S. Africa

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Charlayne Hunter-Gault reports on the continuing inequities in South Africa's education system. Under apartheid, the South African government spent four times more on education for white students than black students. When apartheid ended, black parents chose to send their children away from the decrepit township schools and into white suburbs. Now white parents are taking their children out of those schools.

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