According to the linked readings, how and why did the Mayan and Aztec societies in Mesoamerica share knowledge?

Write an original essay using the linked sources ONLY. Organize your essay around a central thesis that answers the questions posted below. Focus your paper’s analysis on providing evidence and further explanation to prove your thesis.

According to the linked readings, how and why did the Mayan and Aztec societies in Mesoamerica share knowledge? (Who was considered educated? What was taught to children? How did people share and accumulate knowledge? What were educated people or schools expected to do for the community/empire?)
What can we learn about World History from studying systems of education, writing, and how people accumulated and shared information?