Analysis of Equitable Education Services Policy by the City Government of Bandar Lampung, Lampung Province, Indonesia

Herman HN


Education is a community service that must be accessed by all people. However, in Indonesia, the phenomenon of dropping out of school is still common. The main factor is poverty, educational facilities and teacher qualifications. This study aims to analyze the policies of the Bandar Lampung City Government which are aggressively implementing equal distribution programs for the accessibility of education services in the city of Bandar Lampung. This study used descriptive qualitative method. Data obtained through literature observation, documentation, and interviews. The results of the analysis show that there are several programs implemented by the Bandar Lampung City Government, namely 1) development of facilities and infrastructure; 2) a scholarship program called the Community Development Program which is intended for students with low economies; and 3) increasing the qualifications and number of teachers. In fact, these three policies can reduce dropout rates and improve the quality of education services in the city of Bandar Lampung.


Bandar Lampung City; Equitable Education; Accessibility Education

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