Education in the Federated States of Micronesia

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Education in the Federated States of Micronesia is required for citizens aged 6 to 13,[1] and is important to their economy.[2] The literacy rate for citizens aged 15 to 24 is 98.8%.[3]


It was influenced by Germany and Japan in the 20th century, who, by 1930, had made around half the school-aged population enrolled in a school.[1] In 1963,[citation needed] the College of Micronesia-FSM began operation.


  1. ^ a b "Education Profile of Micronesia, Micronesia Education, Education in Micronesia, Universities in Micronesia, Schools in Micronesia, Micronesia Education Profile". Retrieved 13 October 2011. 
  2. ^ Dunford, Betty; Ridgell, Reilly (1996). Pacific neighbors : the islands of Micronesia, Melanesia, and Polynesia. Honolulu, Hawaii: Bess Press. ISBN 1-57306-023-2. 
  3. ^ "UNESCO Institute for Statistics". UNESCO. Retrieved 13 October 2011.