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Is school education breaking the cycle of poverty for children? Factors shaping education inequalities in Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam

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Policy Paper 6
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School education is held up as an ‘escape route from poverty’. Millions of poor children and families are buying into this promise and often investing scarce resources in going to school, in the hope that it will lead to a better life. This paper looks at children’s unequal trajectories from early childhood through to the time they leave school, examining how various factors are shaping their educational opportunities and achievement. It synthesises existing Young Lives analysis based on thre...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Funding agency for:
Murray, H
Grant:
R8519
Publisher:
Young Lives Publisher's website
Publication date:
2012-01-01
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2013-12-10

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