Essay On Cuba Education Vs American Education

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Educational Systems in Cuba and the United States The success of each country depends on the education of its people. Every country has some system for educating its people. Each country has different standards by which it educates its people. Different educational systems in countries half way across the world from each other might educate their people in the same way, or they might be drastically different. In one such case, research indicates that there are many similarities as well as one major difference between the educational systems of Cuba and the United States. One of the ways the educational systems in Cuba and the United States are similar is the amount of time students spend in school. Both Cuba and the United States are…show more content…
In both Cuba and the United Sates, the teachers have similar grading styles. For example, both countries use the A to F scale. In addition, many schools in both countries have adopted the A to N scale, N meaning “No Pass.” In addition, the classroom atmosphere in both countries is formal. Students cannot wear hats or possess any material that can disrupt the class. Although there are various similarities such as the amount of time spent in school and the teachers’ styles of teaching between the educational systems of Cuba and the United States, there is one main difference, the curriculum. The curriculum in Cuba is different because of the subjects the students study. In Cuba, students are required to take a foreign language until graduation. Furthermore, they must specialize in a musical instrument until they graduate. In addition, students in Cuba have to pass all the classes to enter into the next grade. In brief, studies show that there are many similarities and differences between the educational systems of Cuba and the United States. I would not be surprised to learn that Cuba and the United States share many other similarities such as

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