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Education in Latin America

by Irma Salas - 1962

Improving education in Latin American countries is only a part, if a central and vital part, of an urgent attempt to deal with a long history of poverty, poor health, economic dependency, and political instability. But that heritage also includes sources of proud strength that, under the stimulus of the modern world as it has impinged upon the region through new developments in communication and transportation, are beginning to respond in new ways to the needs of the people. The spasms of Latin America dealing with its grave educational concerns are essentially the stirrings of a giant who has slept too long.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 63 Number 5, 1962, p. 337-342
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 3079, Date Accessed: 9/28/2020 5:03:36 AM

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