ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Strategies for Monitoring Poverty Reduction

Poverty Database in Education

In the light of consistent and strong relationships between poverty and education, this paper looks at the database in education to find out to what extent it reflects the poverty of school children. An exercise at reducing poverty should begin with monitoring, collating and consolidating poverty data among school children, which could serve as an initial step in addressing overarching issues related to poverty at macro levels.

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