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Charter school entry and school choice: the case of Washington, D.C. (English)

This paper develops and estimates an equilibrium model of charter school entry and school choice. In the model, households choose among public, private, and charter schools, and a regulator authorizes charter entry and mandates charter exit. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7383 JUL 29, 2015

Ferreyra,Maria Marta; Kosenok,Grigory

Does longer compulsory education equalize schooling by gender and rural/urban residence ? (English)

This study examines the effects of the extension of compulsory schooling from 5 to 8 years in Turkey in 1997—which involved substantial investment in school infrastructure—on schooling outcomes and, in particular, on the equality of these outcomes between men and women, and urban and rural residents using the Turkish Demographic and Health Surveys. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7377 JUL 24, 2015

Kırdar,Murat G.; Dayıoğlu,Meltem; Koç,İsmet

The impact of expanding access to early childhood services in rural Indonesia : evidence from two cohorts of children (English)

This paper uses three waves of longitudinal data to examine the impact of expanding access to preschool services in rural areas of Indonesia on two cohorts of children. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7372 JUL 21, 2015

Brinkman,Sally Anne; Hasan,Amer; Jung,Haeil; Kinnell,Angela; Pradhan,Menno Prasad

Improving education outcomes in South Asia : findings from a decade of impact evaluations (English)

There have been many initiatives to improve education outcomes in South Asia. Still, outcomes remain stubbornly resistant to improvements, at least when considered across the region. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7362 JUL 13, 2015

Asim,Salman; Chase,Robert S.; Dar,Amit; Schmillen,Achim Daniel

El Salvador - Education Quality Improvement Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Education Quality Improvement Project for El Salvador is to improve access, retention, and graduation rates for students in the lower secondary education and the upper secondary education of the borrowers public schools adopting the inclusive full-time school (IFTS) model. ... See More +

Project Paper RES17213 JUL 13, 2015

Novali,Antonella

Where have all the textbooks gone? : Toward sustainable provision of teaching and learning materials in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

This World Bank report is a rich compilation of information on teaching learning materials (TLM) in Africa based on the extensive and multi-faceted experience of the authors work in the education sector in Africa. ... See More +

Publication 97932 JUL 08, 2015

Read, Tony

Parenting education in Indonesia : Review and recommendations to strengthen programs and systems (English)

In an effort to better understand and improve parenting education, the government of Indonesia commissioned a review of its existing programs to discover which programs have been implemented with which types of families and whether they are working to improve parents’ knowledge and behaviors or child outcomes. ... See More +

Publication 97936 JUL 08, 2015

Tomlinson, Heather Biggar; Andina,Syifa

World Bank support to early childhood development : an independent evaluation (English)

The sustained benefits of early childhood interventions are well established in developed countries. Early development plays a major role in subsequent school performance, health, socialization, and future earnings. ... See More +

Sector or Thematic Evaluation 97851 JUL 08, 2015

Moldova - Education Reform Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Education Reform Project for Moldova is to strengthen the quality of education while supporting the efficiency reforms being implemented in the education sector. ... See More +

Project Paper RES17493 JUL 07, 2015

Mozambique - Education Sector Support Project : additional financing (English)

The development objective of the Education Sector Support Project for Mozambique is to improve access to and, quality and equity of education. The additional financing (AF) will cover the costs associated with scaling up activities to enhance the impact of a well-performing project while introducing the following innovative elements: (i) strategic changes in the design of the operation supporting transformational impacts on enhancing service delivery; and (ii) disbursement linked indicators to strengthen the focus on results and address issues related to sector efficiency. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1261 JUL 02, 2015

Supporting great teaching (English)

With the exception of parents, few individuals exert as much influence on children’s future as do their teachers. In today’s world, teachers are no longer just a source of information and knowledge. ... See More +

Brief 98452 JUL 01, 2015

Skills for jobs in the 21st century (English)

There is an indisputable link between learning outcomes and economic growth. From preschool to university to technical and vocational programs, education matters for human development and future employment. ... See More +

Brief 98451 JUL 01, 2015

Reaching girls, transforming lives (English)

In many countries today, primary and secondary school enrolment rates are the same for boys andgirls. Two-thirds of all countries have reached gender parity in primary enrolment. ... See More +

Brief 98450 JUL 01, 2015

Information communications technologies and education (English)

Globalization and rapid technological change have made knowledge a critical determinant of competitiveness in the world economy. The World Bank Group (WBG) is playing an important role in assisting countries in taking advantage of the opportunities in information and communications technologies (ICTs) to contribute to education goals and poverty reduction strategies. ... See More +

Brief 98449 JUL 01, 2015

Improving learning outcomes through early childhood development (English)

A child’s earliest years present a window of opportunity to address inequality and improve outcomeslater in life. The potential benefits from supporting early childhood development (ECD) range from healthy development to better schooling outcomes to increased productivity in life. ... See More +

Brief 98448 JUL 01, 2015

Third Arab development symposium : a new social contract - enhancing employability in the Arab World (English)

Brief 98245 JUL 01, 2015

Rouis,Mustapha; Limam, Imed; Faour, Muhammad

Morocco : mind the gap - empowering women for a more open, inclusive and prosperous society (English)

Morocco saw significant progress in terms economic, social and human development outcomes during the past decade. Women, as men, benefitted from such progress and increased access to services. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) 97778 JUN 30, 2015

Guyana - Improving Teacher Education : P110018 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 09 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR18647 JUN 29, 2015

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Liberia - Global Partnership for Education Grant for Basic Education Project : P117662 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 09 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR19148 JUN 29, 2015

0000A8056

Niger - Niger - GPE - Support to Quality Education Project : P132405 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR19121 JUN 29, 2015

0000A8056

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Charter school entry and school choice: the case of Washington, D.C. (English)
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JUL 29, 2015 WPS7383 Policy Research Working Paper
Does longer compulsory education equalize schooling by gender and rural/urban residence ? (English)
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JUL 24, 2015 WPS7377 Policy Research Working Paper
The impact of expanding access to early childhood services in rural Indonesia : evidence from two cohorts of children (English)
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JUL 21, 2015 WPS7372 Policy Research Working Paper
Improving education outcomes in South Asia : findings from a decade of impact evaluations (English)
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JUL 13, 2015 WPS7362 Policy Research Working Paper
El Salvador - Education Quality Improvement Project : restructuring (English)
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JUL 13, 2015 RES17213 Project Paper
Where have all the textbooks gone? : Toward sustainable provision of teaching and learning materials in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JUL 08, 2015 97932 Publication
Parenting education in Indonesia : Review and recommendations to strengthen programs and systems (English)
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JUL 08, 2015 97936 Publication
World Bank support to early childhood development : an independent evaluation (English)
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JUL 08, 2015 97851 Sector or Thematic Evaluation
Moldova - Education Reform Project : restructuring (English)
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JUL 07, 2015 RES17493 Project Paper
Mozambique - Education Sector Support Project : additional financing (English)
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JUL 02, 2015 PAD1261 Project Paper
Supporting great teaching (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98452 Brief
Skills for jobs in the 21st century (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98451 Brief
Reaching girls, transforming lives (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98450 Brief
Information communications technologies and education (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98449 Brief
Improving learning outcomes through early childhood development (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98448 Brief
Third Arab development symposium : a new social contract - enhancing employability in the Arab World (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98245 Brief
Morocco : mind the gap - empowering women for a more open, inclusive and prosperous society (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 97778 Country Gender Assessment (CGA)
Guyana - Improving Teacher Education : P110018 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 09 (English)
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JUN 29, 2015 ISR18647 Implementation Status and Results Report
Liberia - Global Partnership for Education Grant for Basic Education Project : P117662 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 09 (English)
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JUN 29, 2015 ISR19148 Implementation Status and Results Report
Niger - Niger - GPE - Support to Quality Education Project : P132405 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)
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JUN 29, 2015 ISR19121 Implementation Status and Results Report