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Education in Kachin State

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Title: School’s Out in Kachin State
Date of publication: August 2005
Description/subject: Bleak future for students and teachers in Burma’s northernmost state... "Mai Mai gave up on education after her first year as an English major at Myitkyina University and has no plans to revive her academic career. “I don’t want to continue university,” she says. “It’s worthless.” Instead, she spends her time trying to earn money to support her family—something that has occupied her since childhood, when she routinely skipped class to work at nearby jade and gold mines..."
Author/creator: Khun Sam
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Irrawaddy" Vol. 13, No. 8
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 30 April 2006