By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Parents in Brazil will have to dig deeper than ever into their pockets in 2014, with fees for private schools in the major cities set for another steep rise. Schools in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo have announced new rates for next year with increases of between 7-11.5 percent, all well above the yearly inflation rate.

Spending on school fees has increased 41.5 percent over the last five . . .

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