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Improving Education in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Education is at the heart of the World Bank's mission of poverty reduction. It is a key driver of economic growth and is central to forming a competitive labor force and responsible citizenship in all countries. It is also one of the most effective instruments for addressing inequalities.  more

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Reviews of National Policies for Education: Tertiary Education in Chile

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School and Work in the Eastern Caribbean: Does the Education System Adequately Prepare Youth for the Global Economy?

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Raising Student Learning in Latin America: The Challenge for the 21st Century

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Last updated: 2010-03-23

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Sep 27, 2012Costa Rica - Higher Education Improvement Project (Loan & Credit)
Sep 27, 2012WB/Costa Rica: 95,000 Youngsters, Many of Them from Low Income Backgrounds, to Access Innovative and High Quality University Education (Press Release)
Sep 27, 2012WB/Uruguay: More than 45,000 Children to Have Access to Full-Time Schools (Press Release)

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