In 2011, María Elena Blanco took a sabbatical to teach a school year in the Dominican Republic with the DREAM Project. She published a photo diary on facebook that ended up turning into an ArtPrize exhibit in Grand Rapids, MI.
Here is just one example:
December 2, 2011
Every kid always wants to be first in line and to have the sharpest pencil.
They like to pssst for attention and drink in praise by the gallons.
Painting plastic lid mandalas and the older boys bling them like necklaces.
Five of my morning fourth graders can’t write their last names.