DOI: 10.17265/2159-5836/2016.01.013
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Elham Izeddin Yahia, Sylvester L. D. Itanrin

Abstract: This paper presents some important facts about educational opportunities and students' access worldwide. Specific facts and scenarios are exhibited and provided to compare education opportunities in rich and poor areas in developed and developing countries. Particularly, this paper surveys and compares forces on educational happening in Nigeria and United States. It argues that despite the much acclaimed democratization of access to education, glaring inequalities can be identified in the way educators and h…

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