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Cuba's Academic Advantage Why Students in Cuba Do Better in School

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ISBN-10: 0804755981

ISBN-13: 9780804755986

Edition: 2007

Authors: Martin Carnoy, Amber K. Gove, Jeffery H. Marshall

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List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 3/12/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 223
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Michael K. Brown and David Wellman are members of the faculty of the University of California, Santa Cruz. Elliott Currie, Troy Duster, and Marjorie M. Shultz are on the faculty at the University of California, Berkeley; Currie is also Visiting Professor at the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida State University and Duster is also Professor of Sociology at New York University. Martin Carnoy is Professor of Education and Economics at Stanford University. David B. Oppenheimer is Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law at Golden Gate University.

List of Figures
List of Tables
Acknowledgments
Context Matters
Three Educational Systems in Three Social Contexts
Understanding Why School Achievement Varies
Comparing Academic Performance in Cuba and Other Latin American Countries
The Long Road from Curriculum Construction to Student Learning
Opportunity to Learn and Teaching Patterns
Lessons Learned
A Production Function Estimates of Student Achievement in Latin America, by Country
B Definitions of Terms Used in Chapter 6 and Task Analysis Guide
Notes
References
Index