Rosa, a teacher at Colima school, taught a class last year called nivelacion. The class was funded through an initiative paid for by Fundazucar (a philanthropic organization of Salvadorean sugar producers) to reintegrate students who have been working in the sugar fields back into classrooms at the proper level. The grant was given to all sugar producing towns for one year. This year Rosa and the rest of Colima school are adjusting as best they can to the new standards requiring that children be brought up to speed without support from Fundazucar. The grant money has moved on to other goals in the schools, such as computer education and adult literacy programs. Rosa and the rest of the teachers at Colima School are working to support the education of truant student workers in Colima, and the diversification of job training for students growing up in a changing agricultural economy.
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