Schooling for Success: Preventing Repetition and Dropout in Latin American Primary Schools

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Absenteeism
student, 18, 28
teacher, 19
Chile, 97, 293
Mexico, 168
Accelerated Learning Programs ( Brazil), 80, 86, 147-148, 241-242, 312
Achievement tests. See Evaluation methods, achievement tests Acuerdo Nacional para. la Modernización Educativa ( Mexico), 305
Administration. See School administration
Age/grade distortions
Brazil, 80-82, 147-148
Chile, 99
reduction of, 312
Aguascalientes, Mexico, 217
dropout/absorption rates, 219t, 221
enrollment/terminal efficiency rates, 218t, 220
teacher training, 306
Alienation, 27
Anticipation Education,297
Anticipation Schools ( Chile), 12, 296-299
Applied learning educational materials, 252-253
Argentina
achievement tests, 68-72, 135, 186
compulsory education, 134, 138, 181, 230
curriculum design, 10, 229-235
decentralization, 9, 134, 179-189, 230, 313
dropout prevention programs, 131-140
educational materials, 234-235
educational systems, 6-12, 134, 180-181, 230
financing, 182-188, 272
government's role in education, 179-189
Argentina (continued)
grade promotion, 53
grade repetition, 6, 8, 54t
prevention programs, 131-140
Parents' Associations, 183
primary education, 63-73, 135
decentralization of, 179-189
enrollment, 63-73
provincial differences, 67-68, 133-134, 179-188
curriculum and, 232
socioeconomic, 274-275
quality in teaching programs, 233
state education policies, 49, 134
Teacher By-Laws, 186
teachers
evauation of, 268
management of, 274
poorly qualified, 274-275
salaries, 11, 186-188, 268-272
training, 11, 138, 233, 266-267, 272-273
unions, 273-274
working conditions, 267-268, 272
textbooks, 10
curricular role of, 234, 235
See also Argentinean educational programs; Argentinean governmental organizations & laws; Individual state
Argentinean educational programs
Basic General Education (EGB), 181
"Better Education for Everybody, " 136, 138, 312
"Building School Rooms in Kindergartens, " 136
"Building Schools, " 136
Common Basic Contents (CBCs), 231-233
Continuing Teacher Education, 233
"Eradicating Hut Schools, " 136

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