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Education Turnaround: How Cameroon Fixed Its Schools

May 27, 2014

For years, Cameroon's education sector was in disrepair - teachers didn't receive salaries while more and more children crowded into classrooms. But Cameroon has managed a turnaround with support from the Global Partnership for Education. Teachers now receive a regular paycheck, which has attracted better and more reliable applicants to the profession. Hiring more teachers has also led to smaller classroom sizes.