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Slow Down, You're Going Too Fast: Matching Curricula to Student Skill Levels

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  • Lant Pritchett
  • Amanda Beatty

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Learning profiles show changes in student skills per year of schooling. Profiles are often shockingly shallow in developing countries in part because curricula move faster than the pace of learning.

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  • Lant Pritchett & Amanda Beatty, 2015. "Slow Down, You're Going Too Fast: Matching Curricula to Student Skill Levels," Mathematica Policy Research Reports 42f29d2d7361401a9045bc95a, Mathematica Policy Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:mpr:mprres:42f29d2d7361401a9045bc95a5368f6f
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    2. Barrera-Osorio, Felipe & Ganimian, Alejandro J., 2016. "The barking dog that bites: Test score volatility and school rankings in Punjab, Pakistan," International Journal of Educational Development, Elsevier, vol. 49(C), pages 31-54.
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    4. Adelman,Melissa Ann & Szekely,Miguel, 2016. "School dropout in Central America : an overview of trends, causes, consequences, and promising interventions," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7561, The World Bank.

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    Keywords

    International education ; Development ; Curriculum ; Learning profiles;

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    • F - International Economics
    • Z - Other Special Topics

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