ERIC Number: EJ507128
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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Positive Discrimination in Education: Its Justification and a Chilean Example.
Garcia-Huidobro, Juan Eduardo S.
International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de l'Education, v40 n3-5 p209-21 1994
Describes Chile's "900 Schools Program," designed to raise achievement levels of poor 1st to 4th graders in reading, writing, and mathematics. Reviews key program efforts related to building improvements, textbooks and other learning resources, and workshops for teachers and students. Provides results from a 1990-91 assessment, indicating improvement in language and math achievement, participation, and attitudes. (MAB)
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Educational Improvement, Educational Needs, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Foreign Countries, Improvement Programs, Outcomes of Education, Social Influences, Social Stratification, Student Attitudes
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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