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ERIC Number: EJ924334
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Feb
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
ISSN: ISSN-1570-2081
A Study on the Effects of Education Welfare Action Zone Policy in Korea
Lee, Hae-young
Educational Research for Policy and Practice, v7 n1 p35-45 Feb 2008
This study was designed to analyze the effects of the support programs provided in education welfare action zones. Education welfare action zone policy came into effect by government from 2003 to guarantee actual educational opportunity to disadvantaged children in urban areas by providing educational, cultural, and welfare service. Education welfare action zones were selected in low-income group area in the metropolis. In this regard, both quantitative and qualitative analytical methods were used to ascertain the effects of the program. The qualitative analysis included a preliminary examination of conditions prior to the actual commencement of the program, which was then followed by an investigation of specific schools used, as case studies in order to identify the changes that had taken place during the program's implementation process, and the program's effect. Meanwhile, a quantitative analysis was employed to verify the actual changes that took place in several different aspects, changes that were revealed by the case studies.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: South Korea