Education Policies for Upward Social Mobility in Latin America
AbstractIncome is very unequally distributed in Latin America - but so too are opportunities for upward mobility. Early childhood development is a powerful mechanism to level the social playing field. More and better secondary education is key. Better administration of schools, combining greater flexibility with more accountability, a modern system of evaluation and incentives for school administrators and teachers are important ingredients for reforms.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by OECD Publishing in its series OECD Development Centre Policy Insights with number 92.
Date of creation: Nov 2010
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- NEP-ALL-2011-03-05 (All new papers)
- NEP-EDU-2011-03-05 (Education)
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