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Unequal schools, unequal chances : the challenges to equal opportunity in the Americas, edited by Fernando Reimers

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Unequal schools, unequal chances : the challenges to equal opportunity in the Americas
Title
Unequal schools, unequal chances
Title remainder
the challenges to equal opportunity in the Americas
Statement of responsibility
edited by Fernando Reimers
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The contributors to this volume discuss current policies and issues in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and the United States, as they explore the nature of the relationship among education, poverty, and inequality. The book provides evidence linking school participation, the quality of education for poor children in the Americas, and the impact of education policies to promote social justice
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HMG
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LC213.3.L3
LC item number
U56 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Reimers, Fernando
  • David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies
Series statement
The David Rockefeller Center series on Latin American studies, Harvard University
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  • Educational equalization
  • Educational equalization
  • Education and state
  • Education and state
  • Education
  • Education
  • Démocratisation de l'enseignement
  • Éducation
  • Éducation
  • Education
  • Education and state
  • Educational equalization
  • Latin America
  • United States
  • Sociale ongelijkheid
  • Gelijke kansen
  • Onderwijs
  • Bildungswesen
  • Chancengleichheit
  • Schulbildung
  • Soziale Ungleichheit
  • Lateinamerika
  • Mittelamerika
  • Südamerika
  • Aufsatzsammlung
Label
Unequal schools, unequal chances : the challenges to equal opportunity in the Americas, edited by Fernando Reimers
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Publication
Note
"This book is fifth in a series of works published by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies distributed by Harvard University Press"--Page 4 of cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Ch. 1. What can we learn from studying educational opportunity in the Americas and why should we care? / Fernando Reimers -- Ch. 2. Perspectives in the study of educational opportunity / Fernando Reimers -- Ch. 3. Excellence, equity, and diversity in education / Charles V. Willie -- Ch. 4. Educational opportunity and policy in Latin America / Fernando Reimers -- Ch. 5. Educating the poor in Latin America and the Caribbean: examples of compensatory education / Donald Winkler -- Ch. 6. Can education measure up to poverty in Argentina? / Inés Aguerrondo -- Ch. 7. Educational policies and equity in Chile / Juan Eduardo García-Huidobro -- Ch. 8. Education and poverty in Chile: affirmative action in the 1990s / Ernesto Schiefelbein and Paulina Schiefelbein -- Ch. 9. Equity and education in Colombia / Alfredo Sarmiento Gómez -- Ch. 10. Poverty and education in Mexico, 1984-1996 / Teresa Bracho -- Ch. 11. The schooling situation of children in highly underprivileged rural localities in Mexico / Patricia E. Muñiz -- Ch. 12. Education and Indian peoples in Mexico: an example of policy failure / Sylvia Schmelkes -- Ch. 13. Function and evaluation of a compensatory program directed at the poorest Mexican states: Chiapas, Guerrero, Hidalgo, and Oaxaca / Carlos Muñoz Izquierdo and Raquel Ahuja Sánchez -- Ch. 14. Education and poverty in Peru / King Bing Wu [and others] -- Ch. 15. Policy and equity: lessons of a third of a century of educational reforms in the United States / Gary Orfield -- Ch. 16. Conclusions: can our knowledge change what low-income children learn? / Fernando Reimers -- Index
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 464 pages
Isbn
9780674003750
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)45855836
  • (OCoLC)ocm45855836
Label
Unequal schools, unequal chances : the challenges to equal opportunity in the Americas, edited by Fernando Reimers
Publication
Note
"This book is fifth in a series of works published by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies distributed by Harvard University Press"--Page 4 of cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Ch. 1. What can we learn from studying educational opportunity in the Americas and why should we care? / Fernando Reimers -- Ch. 2. Perspectives in the study of educational opportunity / Fernando Reimers -- Ch. 3. Excellence, equity, and diversity in education / Charles V. Willie -- Ch. 4. Educational opportunity and policy in Latin America / Fernando Reimers -- Ch. 5. Educating the poor in Latin America and the Caribbean: examples of compensatory education / Donald Winkler -- Ch. 6. Can education measure up to poverty in Argentina? / Inés Aguerrondo -- Ch. 7. Educational policies and equity in Chile / Juan Eduardo García-Huidobro -- Ch. 8. Education and poverty in Chile: affirmative action in the 1990s / Ernesto Schiefelbein and Paulina Schiefelbein -- Ch. 9. Equity and education in Colombia / Alfredo Sarmiento Gómez -- Ch. 10. Poverty and education in Mexico, 1984-1996 / Teresa Bracho -- Ch. 11. The schooling situation of children in highly underprivileged rural localities in Mexico / Patricia E. Muñiz -- Ch. 12. Education and Indian peoples in Mexico: an example of policy failure / Sylvia Schmelkes -- Ch. 13. Function and evaluation of a compensatory program directed at the poorest Mexican states: Chiapas, Guerrero, Hidalgo, and Oaxaca / Carlos Muñoz Izquierdo and Raquel Ahuja Sánchez -- Ch. 14. Education and poverty in Peru / King Bing Wu [and others] -- Ch. 15. Policy and equity: lessons of a third of a century of educational reforms in the United States / Gary Orfield -- Ch. 16. Conclusions: can our knowledge change what low-income children learn? / Fernando Reimers -- Index
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 464 pages
Isbn
9780674003750
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)45855836
  • (OCoLC)ocm45855836

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