The Importance of Education in Haiti

School is a top priority among Haitian parents and families. No matter how poor or wealthy, everyone values education in Haiti. Despite what you may read or hear in the news, the majority of Haitian children go to school. Parents will do everything that they can to make sure their child gets an education no matter what.

Their determination is one of those things that fascinates me most about the Haitian culture.  Haitian students primarily go to private schools, which means there are tuition fees. Tuition waiver programs are available to some but not all.

Here’s a breakdown of how the education system in Haiti works:
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