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Divergence in educational development

Sheldon G. Weeks

Divergence in educational development

the case of Kenya and Uganda.

by Sheldon G. Weeks

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Published by Teachers College P. in New York .
Written in English


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Published for Center for Education in Africa.

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Pagination36p.
Number of Pages36
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Open LibraryOL13727760M

The standards movement and reforms of the college entrance process, both eminently sensible in themselves, are likely to interact to increase divergence in educational opportunities. This is serious. Build Your Child’s Divergence. that it could reflect the type of educational experiences of the past century. The systematic development of single answers has promoted the inattentional.

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