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Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2018
Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have made progress in increasing primary school enrollment and completion among the very poor. However, challenges in improving reading persist. This study contributes to the evidence base on what works to improve early-grade reading skills by evaluating an early reading program implemented in two…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Skills, Reading Programs, Community Involvement
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Tacelosky, Kathleen – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2001
Investigates how language choice for education contributes to changes in the way a society views and uses language in the context of the Peruvian Amazon. Oral surveys were administered to Shipibo people in 13 communities along the Ucayali River of eastern Peru where a transition type bilingual education program was introduced several decades ago.…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Language of Instruction