Education in Guatemala


Education in Guatemala

Education in Guatemala is free and compulsory for six years. [http://www.dol.gov/ilab/media/reports/iclp/tda2001/guatemala.htm "Guatemala"] . "2001 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor". Bureau of International Labor Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor (2002). "This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.] In 1997, the gross primary enrollment rate was 88.1 percent and the net primary enrollment rate was 73.5 percent. However, only 30 percent of students who begin primary school in Guatemala complete this level of education. Children who do not attend school are concentrated in rural areas, and a disproportionate number of them are indigenous.

ee also

*List of universities in Guatemala

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