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Type Working Paper - Policy, Planning and Research
Title The effects of Peru's push to improve education
Author(s)
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 1989
Page numbers 1-62
URL http://www-wds.worldbank.org/servlet/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/1989/03/01/000009265_3960927170723/Ren​dered/PDF/multi_page.pdf
Abstract
Peru's effort to expand public education from the mid-1950s to the 1960s has narrowed the educational gap between rural and urban residents, males and females - but male urban students are still likely to advance furthest in school. At the primary level, student achievement is greatly improved by such material inputs as desks and textbooks.

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