As Ebola ebbs in Africa, focus turns to life

February 1, 2015 5:22 AM

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At the height of the epidemic, Liberians met horrific deaths inside the blue-painted walls of the Nathaniel V. Massaquoi Elementary School, as classrooms became Ebola holding centers and the education of a nation’s children, shuttered in their homes for safety, was abruptly suspended.

Now, parents are streaming into the schoolyard once again, not to visit their stricken loved ones, but with their restless children in tow, registering for the start of classes in a delayed and shortened academic year.

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