Secondary Education: Critical Policy Issues

Alvarez, Benjamin
Dec 2000
The purpose of this report is to identify critical issues for consideration in the development of secondary education policies in Latin America. The document follows a simple and direct logic. First, grand forces affecting the expansion, structure and curriculum of secondary schools in Latin America are briefly described. Next, dilemmas that countries typically face are posed. Finally, critical issues, that is, central policy making problems and aspects that allow international comparisons and country-specific lessons are identified.