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Primary education in India

THE WORLD BANK WASHINGTON D. C.

©1997 The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development / THE WORLD BANK

All rights reserved

Manufactured in the United States of America

First printing March 1997

The Development in Practice series publishes reviews of the World Bank's activities in different regions and sectors. It lays particular emphasis on the progress that is being made and on the policies and practices that hold the most promise of success in the effort to reduce poverty in the developing world.

This report is a study by the World Bank's staff, and the judgments made herein do not necessarily reflect the views of the Board of Executive Directors or of the governments they represent.

Cover photos: Philip Cohen, except lower right photo, by Roy Witlin, The World Bank

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Primary education in India.

p. cm. - (Development in practice)

Includes bibliographical references (p ).

ISBN 0-8213-3840-4

1. Education, Elementary - India.

2. School improvement programs - India.

3. Education, Elementary - India - Finance.

4. Academic achievement - India.

5. Education, Elementary - Economic aspects - India.

6. School enrollment - India.

I. World Bank. II. Series:

Development in practice (Washington, D.C.)

LA1152.P696 1997

372.954 - dc21

96-48041

CIP