Under the Khmer Rouge, all schools were closed or destroyed. Any remaining buildings were turned into pigs styes. Mass graves surrounded schools across the country. It was a sad time.
Today, Cambodia is rebuilding.
And part of that rebuilding is the education of the nation’s youth. Everywhere you go in Cambodia, you will see public schools. Education is free for all children, up to completion of the 12th grade.
A day at one of those schools: