"Floating schools" keep Bangladesh students learning

07/19/2010 | CNN

In some areas of flood-ravaged Bangladesh, "floating schools" in boats pick students up and provide them with free school supplies. Students spend about four hours a day learning, six days a week, in classrooms that are often better supplied than their land-based counterparts. The floating schools were set up by a charity that has also created similar setups for libraries and computer labs.

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