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Hard Lessons. Primary Schools, Community, and Social Capital in Nigeria

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  • Francis, P.A.
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    Education is a basic condition for economic and social development. Working in conjunction with the National Primary Education Commission, the World Bank supported consultations among teachers, parents, educational administrators, and community leaders to develop a strong foundation for primary education in Nigeria. The innovative work documented in this publication illustrates the potential not only for partnership between the users and providers of primary education but also between the World Bank and its clients.

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    Paper provided by World Bank - Technical Papers in its series Papers with number 420.

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    Length: 65 pages
    Date of creation: 1998
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    Handle: RePEc:fth:wobate:420

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    Keywords: EDUCATION;

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    Cited by:
    1. Una Okonkwo Osili & Bridget Terry Long, 2007. "Does Female Schooling Reduce Fertility? Evidence from Nigeria," NBER Working Papers 13070, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Mary Kay Gugerty & Michael Kremer, 2000. "Outside Funding of Community Organizations: Benefiting or Displacing the Poor?," NBER Working Papers 7896, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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