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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Factors affecting learning and cost effective schooling in Latin America.
Lewiston, N.Y. : E. Mellen, ©2005
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|Description:||vi, 371 p. ; 24 cm.|
|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.|
"This book is valuable for the review of the large portion of research that has been on Latin America, the inclusion of four original studies by Latin American authors describing national systems and