There should be at least one public school accessible in a community. This school will cater
elementary and high school students and will provide quality education. These way students will
have easy access to education especially those from families with meager salary who don't have
the capacity to send their children to boarding schools.
A good companion and a worn out pair of slippers
are enough to complete a long journey to school.
Without accessible school these students will be forced to travel distance, which will lessen
their time for studying and some will find studying more tiresome. The distance they have to
travel each day might make them decide to stop schooling. The greater the distance they have to
travel the greater the money they have to allot for transportation. So they need huge amount of
money to continue their education.
According to Art.13 of International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights,
educational institutions and programs should be non-discrimination, physical accessibility, and
economic accessibility. Schools should have facilities that will accommodate the needs of the
children. For instance, it should have a library with up to date books which students can borrow
and read, laboratories for experiments and other facilities that will make studying comfortable
for them. More importantly, the school should accept be open to everyone, needless of their race,
social status, and physical appearance; and it should be affordable to all.
The walk is very rewarding when you set eyes on
your destination drawing near.