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Author Vegas, Emiliana.
Title Raising student learning in Latin America [electronic resource] : the challenge for the 21st century / Emiliana Vegas and Jenny Petrow.
Published Washington, DC : World Bank, 2008.
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LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Electronic Book  LB1062.6 .V43 2008eb    ONLINE
  
Description 1 online resource (xxii, 238 p.) : ill.
Series Latin American development forum.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Description based on print version record.
Contents The central role of student learning in education -- Why does student learning matter? -- How much are Latin American students learning? -- What are the benefits and challenges of measuring student learning? -- Many factors influence what and how much students learn -- Introduction: a framework for understanding student learning -- Economic, political and social conditions affect student learning -- The endowments and behaviors of students affect their learning -- The endowments and behaviors of schools also affect student learning -- Organizational factors affect how much students learn -- Quality assurance and beyond -- How can countries ensure that all students learn? -- Conclusion: synthesizing and moving forward.
Subject Academic achievement -- Latin America.
Basic education -- Latin America -- Evaluation.
Related Names Petrow, Jenny.
Related To Print version: Vegas, Emiliana. Raising student learning in Latin America. Washington, DC : World Bank, 2008. Vegas, Emiliana. Raising student learning in Latin America. Washington, DC : The World Bank, c2008 9780821370827 (DLC) 2007030104
ISBN 9780821370834 (electronic bk.)
0821370839 (electronic bk.)
0821370820
9780821370827