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

Jody Heymann and Adele Cassola


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

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


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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1 Ending Educational Exclusion

Jody Heymann and Adèle Cassola

Part 1 Tertiary Education and Transitions

Part 2 Secondary Education and Transitions

Part 3 Primary Education and Transitions

Part 4 Early Childhood Education and Transitions

11 Early Childhood Strategies for Closing the Socioeconomic Gap in School Outcomes

Clyde Hertzman, Lori Irwin, Arjumand Siddiqi, Emily Hertzman, and Ziba Vaghri

Part 5 Applying Lessons Across Geography

14 Adapting Innovations Across Borders to Close Equity Gaps in Education

Fernando Reimers, North Cooc, and Jodut Hashmi

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