Brazilian Education – Week 8 – Class Notes

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We listened to¬†Luana Marotta, a fellow Lemann Fellow, present her dissertation’s rough draft. She is a PhD candidate in International Comparative Education admitted in 2012.

Her research looks at the causes of dropout rates in high schools and is finding that it has a lot to do with retention – in other words, the chances of a student dropping out after he repeats a grade are significant.