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Obstacles in Obtaining Education in Developing Countries

Outline the most significant obstacles to obtaining an education in developing countries. Suggest at least two (2) reasons why education should be a priority in the developing world. Next, propose significant overall strategies - aside from building more schools - that those in leadership positions in developing countries may use in order to help their people escape poverty through education.

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The developing nations of the world do not typically enjoy the advantages and opportunity of education that we enjoy in America. Americans, by and large, receive free education until the age of 18. Free in this case truly does mean free. Americans are afforded transportation to and from school. They are mandated by law to attend school, and child labor are strictly enforced. Any essence, many of the barriers to education that existed in the early days of the nations have largely been shed. This is simply not the case developing countries. Even in areas where the government does provide free education, families are forced to decide ...

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