Schools Count: World Bank Project Designs and the Quality of Primary Education in Sub-Saharan Africa, Volumes 23-303
World Bank Technical Paper No. 303.Reviews the design of 26 projects in Sub-Saharan Africa that were prepared by African governments and the World Bank for Bank funding. The report concludes that school-level factors need more attention in program design.
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