Archive for Education

  • May 21, 2018

    Data needs...

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  • December 30, 2017

    Meritocracy and...

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  • May 3, 2017

    Educational Equality...

    The idea of educational justice is a powerful critique of educational public policies oriented primarily towards economic efficiency via human capital formation. Rather than fetichizing aggregate economic growth, the idea of educational justice prioritizes individualrights to education. Because education is of both intrinsic and instrumental value for each and every individual, educational justice...

  • May 3, 2017

    Education System...

    Walking through downtown Tuxtla Gutierrez was not a nice task that summer of 2016. As it started raining, I hurried to find shelter under the next available roof. Aiming for the same dry spot there were Karla and Manuel, a couple in their mid-twenties. It was easy to see that...

  • May 3, 2017

    Education Among...

    In March, 2017, six years since the start of the Syrian civil war, the UNHCR announced that the number of Syrian refugees in neighboring countries had surpassed 5 million. Now in its seventh year, the war in Syria has cost more than 3.3 million Syrian school-aged children their education. Prior to...