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Classroom in Sam Ouandja, Central African Republic

Public education in the Central African Republic is free, and education is compulsory from ages 6 to 14.[1] AIDS-related deaths have taken a heavy toll on teachers, contributing to the closure of more than 100 primary schools between 1996 and 1998.[1]

In 1991, the gross primary enrollment rate was 56.9 percent.[1] In 2000, the net primary enrollment rate for children between the ages of 6 and 11 was 43 percent.[1] Primary school attendance rates were unavailable for the Central African Republic as of 2001.[1] While enrollment rates indicate a level of commitment to education, they do not always reflect children’s participation in school.[1]

The educational system’s meager budget and salary arrears have resulted in a shortage of teachers and an increase in the number of street children.[1] The percentage of the national budget allocated to education, which traditionally stood at less than 12 percent, increased to 18 percent in the late 1990s.[1] According to the government, it will further increase to 25 percent by 2010.[1]

As of October 2013, 7 out of 10 students had not returned to school since violence broke out in December 2012 due to the Séléka rebels.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Central African Republic". Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor (2001). Bureau of International Labor Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor (2002). This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.

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