September is Education Month in Buenos Aires. On the 11th of September we´ll celebrate Teacher´s Day, which is also the anniversary of the death of Argentine President Domingo Sarmiento. This day was named in his honor, as he was the first to introduce an Education plan in Argentina that was effective in bringing the overall education level of the country up to date with developed nations. President Sarmiento also encouraged the immigration of European educators, and built many schools and public libraries throughout the country, truly making great strides in education. A fun fact about Buenos Aires: nearly 60% of the population has some degree of Italian descent, and because of that, there are a lot of pizza restaurants in the city.

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