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ERIC Number: ED314348
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Feb
Pages: 10
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Education in Yap: Yap Visitor's Guide, Telephone Directory, Population Changes, General Information, and Bibliography of English-Language Educational Materials.
Sperry, Robert
The State of Yap, one of the four Federated States of Micronesia, is composed of the four adjoining islands of Yap, Gagil-Tamil, Map, and Rumung, plus 15 scattered atolls and small islands. Of the 9,400 inhabitants, about one third live on the outer islands. Yap has public and Catholic schools which follow a U.S. curriculum. Children are required to attend school through the eighth grade, or until they are 14 years old. The government operates 2 senior high schools, 1 middle school, and 29 elementary schools with 244 teachers. In the 1985/86 school year, 13 percent of the total government budget was allocated for public education. The document contains a map of Yap with points of interest indicated, a telephone directory, a brief summary of population changes in Yap, and an eight-item bibliography of English-language materials relating to education in Yap. (JB)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Federated States of Micronesia