Education in colombia

Education in Colombia

At the end of the 19th century, 90% of Colombia was illiterate. By the year 2000 this had dropped to just over 8%. Public education in Colombia is free and compulsory for the first 5 years. Most of the public schools are controlled by the Catholic Church and the constitution dictates that public education will not conflict with the doctrines of the church, hence religion courses are mandatory. The... »