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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 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