Theeradej Juntorn and his son Caney, sit at a table in the kitchen. Theeradej is pointing at the homework in front of them. Caney is holding a pencil in his right hand.

Theeradej Juntorn helps his son, Caney, 10, with his homework during a lunch break. Theeradej wanted his children to be fluent in English as that’s the language widely used in the world. But back in Thailand, sending a kid to a school where students grow up bilingual cost more than his annual salary, Theeradej said. Yehyun Kim / CT Mirror