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Cuba has the highest literacy rate in all of Latin America and according to UNESCO Cuban children have a higher literacy rate than American children.
There are many other negative things we can claim to the Castro's failed government but the education is not one of them. Since the triumph of the revolution education and health care have been leading the interests of the movement.

https://www.quora.com/How-come-Cubas-literacy-rate-is-99
https://columbusfreepress.com/article/how-cuba-became-more-l...

Oh, and unlike the Bernie Sanders scoffers, Cuba offers free college education to all Cubans.
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