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Education & Youth Development

The education of children and young adults is a crucial factor determining the long-term vitality and success of a community. Education is the gateway for opportunities, for overcoming poverty, and for individuals to obtain a higher quality of life. The goal of education is to facilitate intellectual development and to enable young adults to become contributing and productive members of their community. Below, six indicators are provided that are useful in monitoring progress toward the goal of providing a sound education that enables the community's children and young adults to become productive members of society.