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…
Apr 2002
Author(s): Borden, Allison M.
The purpose of this paper is to analyze three broad themes related to school principals: (1) the role of the school principal, (2) the preparation of principals to assume new roles, and (3)…
Apr 2002
Author(s): Borden, Allison M.
A pesar de que en los gobiernos de América Latina y el Caribe la educación tiene un lugar fundamental para el bienestar económico, social y político de sus naciones, en todos los niveles de la…
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…