Noon Meal Improves Girls' Learning in Burkina Faso

 
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Our Students Continue to Excel

The Lycee Moderne de l'Amitie (LMA, the combined middle/secondary school) reports the following year-end results for its students:  70% of all students successfully passed national exams, qualifying them to proceed to the next class. 

Unfortunately, Burkina Faso experienced political unrest for much of the spring semester which forced the closing of schools for extended periods of time during the semester.  This disrupted the educational system throughout the country and impacted teachers' ability to adequately cover subject matter in their classes. 

Given these conditions, however, students of the LMA still outperformed other middle school students in the region.  Forty eight percent of LMA students passed the BEPC (the exit exam at the end of middle school which determines if a student may go on to secondary school) versus 30% of students at all other middle schools in the region.

Comments:
  • Miriam E
    Miriam E Congratulations on your students' good performance despite the turmoil in the country and the need to close the school for periods of time; I love reading your updates--very inspiring--and my best wishes for your continued success and prosperity!
    • 4 years ago
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Suzanne Plopper

Project Manager, Girls' Education Project
Chester, CA United States

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