Factors Affecting Learning and Cost Effective Schooling in Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Mexico

Factors Affecting Learning and Cost Effective Schooling in Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Mexico

By: Laura Randall (author)Hardback

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Despite many internationally-funded projects, literacy remains low in much of Latin America. Based on reviews of national programs and surveys administered in 1999 to a sample of public primary school students, parents, teachers, principals, and country education directors, this study sheds light on the Latin American quality of education. After de

About Author

Dr. Randall is Professor Emerita at Hunter College of the City University of New York.

Contents

Foreword; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction and Executive Summary; 2. Primary Schools in Argentina; 3. Brazil: Two Educational Policies; 4. The Chilean Educational System; 5. Primary Schools in Mexico; 6. Child and Family Conditions and Characteristics; 7. The Classroom; 8. What Happens in School; 9. Programs; 10. Cost Effectiveness and Its Implications for Policy; 11. Conclusions; Bibliography; Indices; Author Index; Subject Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773458444
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 384
  • ID: 9780773458444
  • ISBN10: 0773458441

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