Report Card on Education- Nicaragua

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Education represents a major aspiration for Nicaraguan citizens. In a PNUD 2001 national survey, one in three people said that one of their greatest aspirations is to have access to education for themselves and for their families. This response surpassed the percentage citing landing a job or having a source of income as their greatest aspiration. This results is impressive when considering that almost half of the population (46 per cent) was below the poverty line (383,6 US dollars per day), when the survey was taken.

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This post is also available in: SpanishThe 2004 Report Card on Education in Nicaragua showed progress in education until that time. Standards for primary education were defined and results on the first standardized test to first and six graders were published. Also, extending school participation led to the sharing of…