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Unequal Schools, Unequal Chances: The Challenges to Equal Opportunity in the Americas

edited by Fernando Reimers
Format
Book
Published
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University. David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, distributed by Harvard University Press, c2000.
Language
English
ISBN
0674003756
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 / Afredo 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 ... [et al.]
  • 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.
Description
xv, 464 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
  • "This book is fifth in a series of works published by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies distributed by Harvard University Press"- back cover.
  • "The David Rockefeller Center series on Latin American Studies, Harvard University" - cover.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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