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Ecuador's education spending pays off

President Correa stands good chance of re-election on Sunday due to investment in schools.
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2013 13:01

A large increase in education spending is beginning to see results in Ecuador's classrooms.
 
President Rafael Correa has made it a priority of his government, and is hoping it will help his chances of re-election on Sunday.

Al Jazeera's Mariana Sanchez reports from the town of Zumbahua, in Ecuador.

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