August 12, 2014 6:12 PM

Achieving quality education in Latin America & Caribbean

If it hadn’t been for my sixth grade teacher, I probably would have never spelled correctly in Spanish. But when I quietly confessed to her one afternoon that I had never learned the rules that govern where and when to apply accents, those diacritical marks that can change the meaning of a word and even a sentence, she made a special effort to make sure I did.

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