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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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Last updated: 2010-03-23

What's New

Sep 19, 2013Increasing the availability of quality educational services for young children, especially the poor, in the Dominican Republic (Results Profile)
Jul 10, 2013Mexico Increases Access to Tertiary Education (Results Profile)
Apr 25, 2013Brazil: The World Bank Partners with Ceará to Boost Growth (Results Profile)

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