Author:Luís Felipe Batista de Oliveira, Rafael Terra
Subject: Education
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Abstract: "There are many particularities to public policies required to reduce educational disparities among students. They comprise issues related to infrastructure, remuneration and training of education professionals, debates regarding unifying content at the national level and on forms of public service provision and delivery. While there are many initiatives that focus on all of these aspects, their impacts are not always subject to a causal analysis capable of providing the information necessary to improve these interventions. This One Pager seeks to summarise the evidence found in a larger Working Paper (de Oliveira and Terra 2016) regarding the impact of the extended school days implemented under the 'More Education' programme (Programa Mais Educação—PME), an initiative of the Brazilian federal government. The PME transfers funds directly to educational institutions, which purchase educational materials and fund monitoring grants so that students may take part in extracurricular activities". (…)

keywords: Impact, More Education Programme, educational indicator
Date Publication: 08/12/2016 - 09:03
Type/Issue: One Pager / 329
ISSN: 2318-9118
Language: English