Sep 2013
Author(s): Ganimian, Alejandro; Alfonso, Mariana; Santiago, Ana
Many school systems today are trying to attract top college graduates into teaching, but little is known about what dissuades this target group from entering the profession. This study randomly…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Alfonso, Mariana; Bos, María Soledad; Duarte, Jesús; Rondón, Carlos; Schady, Norbert; Verdisco, Aimee; Ñopo, Hugo R.; Moreno, Martín; Mizala, Alejandra; Gargiulo, Carlos; Severin, Eugenio; Capota, Christine; Rosero Moncayo, José; Pérez Alfaro, Marcelo; Sánchez Cobo, Fernando; Bassi, Marina; Santiago, Ana; Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Chemello, Graciela; Cabrol, Marcelo; Székely, Miguel
¿Es posible mejorar la calidad de la educación en América Latina y el Caribe? Según los expertos autores de estas páginas, hay soluciones pero no atajos: se trata de comenzar de cero y de apuntalar…
Nov 2010
Author(s): Alfonso, Mariana; Santiago, Ana; Bassi, Marina
Enseña Chile (ECh) is one model in the direction of helping close the achievement gap between low-income and high-income students in Chile, and is a first adaptation of the Teach for America (TFA)…
Sep 2010
Author(s): Alfonso, Mariana; Santiago, Ana
Having a good teacher is the most important school-related factor for student achievement, to the point of closing the gap between low and high-income students. However, the empirical literature is…
Nov 1998
Author(s): Deutsch, Ruthanne
Early Childhood Interventions (ECI) are ideally designed to achieve a series of mutually reinforcing objectives with the overarching goal of helping to improve equality of opportunity for children in…
Jul 1998
Author(s): Deutsch, Ruthanne
This study undertakes an econometric analysis of data on the use of child care services and labor force participation drawn from a survey of 1,720 households in 15 'favelas' or slums, in…