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Lessons in Educational Equality
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Lessons in Educational Equality: Successful Approaches to Intractable Problems Around the World

Jody Heymann and Adele Cassola

Abstract

All children and youth, regardless of the situations into which they were born, deserve the opportunity to improve their life chances by acquiring the knowledge and skills that will help them thrive in the future. As the world lags far behind the Millennium Development and Education for All goals, swift, targeted and effective action is needed to improve both access and quality in education. Bringing together evidence-based recommendations and in-depth case studies of successful programs from around the world, this volume details effective educational equity initiatives and assesses how these ... More

Keywords: educational equity, educational equality, education for All, universal education, educational policy, educational access, educational quality, educational outcomes

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199755011
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755011.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jody Heymann, editor
Institute for Health and Social Policy, McGill University

Adele Cassola, editor
Institute for Health and Social Policy, McGill University

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