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Nigeria's Kaduna State Removing School Fees

Millions of Nigerian children don’t attend school, in part because their parents can’t afford it. One state is trying to change that by abolishing fees. In theory, public primary school education in Nigeria is free. But in practice, public schools charge for uniforms, books and meals. Those fees are often the equivalent of less than $25, but even that is too much for some families. However, the governor of Kaduna state in northern Nigeria says the state will now cover the cost...

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