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Colombia - The Quality of Education in Colombia : An Analysis and Options for a Policy Agenda

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    Paper provided by The World Bank in its series World Bank Other Operational Studies with number 7875.

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    Keywords: Education - Education For All Tertiary Education Secondary Education Teaching and Learning Education - Primary Education;

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