Education

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Schools in the Marshalls

Schools in the Marshalls

Unearthing information about the school system in the Marshall Islands can prove to be a challenge. The following information was culled from a document titled ‘The Republic of the Marshall Islands Education for All Mid-Decade Assessment’ that was prepared by the Ministry late in the last decade. Elementary Schools Under the Ministry of Education, there are Read More

 
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Education Statistics

Education Statistics

The following education statistics are from the 2011 census: * The level of educational attainment of Marshallese people is still not good as 28.6 percent of people aged 25 or older started high school, but did not complete it. * Only 80 percent of children aged from five to nine are enrolled in school; 92 Read More

 
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WorldTeach Volunteers

WorldTeach Volunteers

The American organization WorldTeach* has been sending volunteer teachers to the Marshall Islands since 2002. The program is funded by the RMI government in order to have native speakers teach English in their primary, middle and secondary schools. With UNICEF reporting that the country’s educational levels are the lowest of the 14 Pacific nations tested, the volunteers Read More

 
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Majuro Cooperative School

Majuro Cooperative School

Majuro Cooperative School is a private, secular school educating students in grades pre-K through 12th. The school’s campus is located on the southeast corner of Majuro. The school was founded in 1975 by a small group of concerned parents who wanted to provide their children with a quality education. The school, which is almost always called Co-op, Read More