Education in the Northern Mariana Islands

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Children in the Northern Mariana Islands must go to school from the ages of 6 to 18.[1]

Public schools are governed by the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Public School System. The system is based on the public school system in the United States. It was started in 1987.[1]

There is one university in the territory: Northern Marianas College in Saipan.[2] It has campuses in Tinian and Rota.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Northern Mariana Islands". U.S. University Directory. http://education.stateuniversity.com/pages/1120/Northern-Mariana-Islands.html. Retrieved 27 January 2016.
  2. Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics. "List of schools in Northern Marianas Islands". College Navigator. United States Department of Education. http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?s=MP. Retrieved 27 January 2016.

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