More and more South African universities are requiring applicants to take a math and English aptitude test. It helps them gauge students' preparedness, but may also be preventing poor students from applying.
As president of South Africa, Mandela pushed for equality between blacks and whites in the nation's schools. Anders Kelto of PRI's The World went to a school he's been following for a year to find out what teenagers were feeling after Mandela's death.
We have created a new Twitter account — @PRISchoolYear — and are handing over the keys to teachers around the world. Every week or so, a new teacher will share a bit about what things are like in his or her classroom.