Officials in Mexico have decided to keep many of their schools closed because of the pandemic, but there’s a problem.
Only 4 in 10 homes in Mexico have an internet connection, making distance learning impossible for many of the country’s 30 million students as they begin the new school year. The solution? Television.
The federal government in Mexico signed a 20 million dollar contract with several Mexican television networks to broadcast classroom studies designed by education officials. It’s considered the best way to reach students, since 94% of Mexican households have TVs.
Jack & Carolyn talked about this on the Morning Breeze. Listen here: