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Title Education, the great equaliser: Improving access to quality education (South African Child Gauge 2012)
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2012
Publisher Children’s Institute, University of Cape Town
City Cape Town
Country/State South Africa
URL http://www.ci.org.za/depts/ci/pubs/pdf/general/gauge2012/education_equaliser.pdf
Education has the potential to break the intergenerational cycle of poverty; yet learners in rich schools continue to have an edge over the poor. This essay explores current trends in educational access and attainment, identifies critical inequalities in both learning inputs and outputs, and considers critical areas for improving the quality of education.

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