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Unequal schools, unequal chances: the challenges to equal opportunity in the Americas

Unequal schools, unequal chances: the challenges to equal opportunity in the Americas (Loan 3 times)

Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Reimers, Fernando.
Corporate Author
David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies.
Title Statement
Unequal schools, unequal chances: the challenges to equal opportunity in the Americas / edited by Fernando Reimers.
Publication, Distribution, etc
Cambridge, Mass. :   Harvard University. David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies :   Distributed by Harvard University Press ,   c2000.  
Physical Medium
xv, 464 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Statement
The David Rockefeller Center series on Latin American studies, Harvard University
ISBN
0674003756
General 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"--P. 4 of cover.  
Content Notes
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? / Ines Aguerrondo -- Ch. 7. Educational policies and equity in Chile / Juan Eduardo Garcia-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 Gomez -- 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. Muniz -- 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 Munoz Izquierdo and Raquel Ahuja Sanchez -- 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.
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Educational equalization -- Latin America. Educational equalization -- United States. Education and state -- Latin America. Education and state -- United States. Education -- Latin America. Education -- United States.
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500 ▼a "This book is fifth in a series of works published by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies distributed by Harvard University Press"--P. 4 of cover.
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505 0 0 ▼t Acknowledgments -- ▼g Ch. 1. ▼t What can we learn from studying educational opportunity in the Americas and why should we care? / ▼r Fernando Reimers -- ▼g Ch. 2. ▼t Perspectives in the study of educational opportunity / ▼r Fernando Reimers -- ▼g Ch. 3. ▼t Excellence, equity, and diversity in education / ▼r Charles V. Willie -- ▼g Ch. 4. ▼t Educational opportunity and policy in Latin America / ▼r Fernando Reimers -- ▼g Ch. 5. ▼t Educating the poor in Latin America and the Caribbean: examples of compensatory education / ▼r Donald Winkler -- ▼g Ch. 6. ▼t Can education measure up to poverty in Argentina? / ▼r Ines Aguerrondo -- ▼g Ch. 7. ▼t Educational policies and equity in Chile / ▼r Juan Eduardo Garcia-Huidobro -- ▼g Ch. 8. ▼t Education and poverty in Chile: affirmative action in the 1990s / ▼r Ernesto Schiefelbein and Paulina Schiefelbein -- ▼g Ch. 9. ▼t Equity and education in Colombia / ▼r Afredo Sarmiento Gomez -- ▼g Ch. 10. ▼t Poverty and education in Mexico, 1984-1996 / ▼r Teresa Bracho -- ▼g Ch. 11. ▼t The schooling situation of children in highly underprivileged rural localities in Mexico / ▼r Patricia E. Muniz -- ▼g Ch. 12. ▼t Education and Indian peoples in Mexico: an example of policy failure / ▼r Sylvia Schmelkes -- ▼g Ch. 13. ▼t Function and evaluation of a compensatory program directed at the poorest Mexican states: Chiapas, Guerrero, Hidalgo, and Oaxaca / ▼r Carlos Munoz Izquierdo and Raquel Ahuja Sanchez -- ▼g Ch. 14. ▼t Education and poverty in Peru / ▼r King Bing Wu ... [et al.] -- ▼g Ch. 15. ▼t Policy and equity: lessons of a third of a century of educational reforms in the United States / ▼r Gary Orfield -- ▼g Ch. 16. ▼t Conclusions: can our knowledge change what low-income children learn? / ▼r Fernando Reimers -- ▼t Index.
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650 0 ▼a Education and state ▼z United States.
650 0 ▼a Education ▼z Latin America.
650 0 ▼a Education ▼z United States.
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