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maritime museums, compulsory, Senegal, enrollment, theory

Education in Senegal is, in theory, compulsory for all children between the ages of 7 and 13. In 1998, however, only 70 percent of primary school-age children and 20 percent of secondary school-age children were actually attending school. Institutions of higher education had an enrollment of 24,100 in 1995. The University of Dakar, founded in 1949, has a noted research institute for studies of black Africa. The principal art, history, and maritime museums are in Dakar.



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