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Cuba's academic advantage : why students in Cuba do better in school

Author: Martin Carnoy; Amber K Gove; Jeffery H Marshall
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2007.
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The first in-depth analysis of how an entire educational system delivers higher student achievement.

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Carnoy, Martin.
Cuba's academic advantage.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2006035228
(OCoLC)74459869
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Carnoy; Amber K Gove; Jeffery H Marshall
ISBN: 9780804783941 0804783942
OCLC Number: 608151447
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 209 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Context matters --
Three educational systems in three social contexts --
Understanding why school achievement varies --
Comparing academic performance in Cuba and other Latin American countries --
The long road from curriculum construction to student learning --
Opportunity to learn and teaching patterns --
Lessons learned --
Appendix A: Production function estimates of student achievement in Latin America, by country --
Appendix B: Definitions of terms used in chapter 6 and task analysis guide.
Responsibility: Martin Carnoy ; with Amber K. Gove and Jeffery H. Marshall.

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