Public education will not be privatized in Colombia

Posted on October 4, 2011 • Filed under: Colombia, Culture, Politics, Social Issues

The House of Representatives rejected on Monday October 3, 2011 a bill to reform post-secondary education in Colombia, El Tiempo reports. Colombia’s education Minister, Maria Fernanda Campo, said that the government seeks to improve the quality of higher education and to make it more accessible, especially for poor young people. She also said that the Santo’s government plan to increase credits and subsidies so that more young people have the opportunity to attend post-secondary education and achieve their professional studies. Read Article

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