A Dime a Day : The Possibilities and Limits of Private Schooling in Pakistan

  title={A Dime a Day : The Possibilities and Limits of Private Schooling in Pakistan},
  author={TAHIR ANDRABI and Jishnu Das and Asim Ijaz Khwaja},
Pakistan is severely offtrack in its progress toward the Millennium Development Goals relating to education for all. Its educational performance is poor, both in absolute terms and relative to the average income of the country. With an adult literacy rate of 44 percent (compared to 54 percent for the South Asian average) and net enrollments (for 2001–2) of 51 percent (as compared to 83 percent for India, 90 percent for Sri Lanka, and 70 percent for Nepal), Pakistan struggles to meet the… CONTINUE READING
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