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Dyrness, Andrea – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2001
A Guatemalan program teaches Indigenous working children where they work--in the streets. The teachers, who are also Mayan, accommodate student needs and involve parents. This program of popular education empowers poor children and adults to participate in public life and lead the way in the creation of a democracy. (Contains 20 references.) (TD)
Descriptors: Access to Education, American Indian Education, Child Labor, Community Education
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Kline, Rachel – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2000
A Colombian model of rural elementary education has increased student achievement. Basic characteristics are active learning, structured yet flexible and multifaceted nature, extensive training and support for teachers, and opportunities for meaningful involvement of students, teachers, and community members. A Guatemalan reform based on the model…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Collegiality, Community Involvement, Comparative Education