Tag: Claudia Costin

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Just over 3 million students registered to take the annual exam, a 44% drop from last year's number and the lowest number since 2006. Scores on the strenuous five and a half hour exam,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Two weeks after Claudia's first day of school last March, she was already not allowed to attend - the school was closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. But that wasn't so bad for the...
Opinion, by Samantha Barthelemy RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – One month after a poorly maintained Santa Teresa bonde (trolley car) derailed and flipped killing five people and wounding nearly sixty others, Rio de Janeiro witnessed another avoidable tragedy. On October 13th...
Opinion, by Samantha Barthelemy RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As an advocate for quality public education in Rio de Janeiro, I am pleased to read, daily, education-related news on Brazil’s mainstream newspapers and to watch, nightly for the past two...



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