ERIC Number: EJ869427
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 43
EDUCO Schools in El Salvador: A Democratic Tree in a Globalized Forest?
Desmond, Cheryl T.
International Education, v38 n2 p7-28 Spr 2009
This research on the Educacion con Participacion de Communidad (EDUCO) rural schools in El Salvador examined the nature of the reform and its impact on parent involvement and engagement for the local community; the underlying economic and political ideologies of EDUCO; and interpreted these findings to uncover the implications of the reform for democratic participation for the local school and community and for the more broadly constructed meaning of democracy, nationally and internationally.
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Democracy, Parent Participation, Ideology, Parent School Relationship, Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Educational Change, Program Descriptions, Political Attitudes, Case Studies, Critical Theory
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: El Salvador