Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/173801
Authors: 
de Oliveira, Luis Felipe Batista
de Menezes, Rafael Terra
Year of Publication: 
2016
Series/Report no.: 
Working Paper, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth 147
Abstract: 
There are many elements to the public policies required to reduce educational disparities among students. They include issues related to infrastructure, remuneration and training of education professionals, and debates regarding unifying content at the national level and on forms of public service provision and delivery. There are also suggestions regarding how students can best make use of their time to seek to expand their knowledge, relationships and school participation. While there are many initiatives that focus on all of these aspects, their impacts are not always subject to a causal analysis capable of providing the information necessary to improve them. This Working Paper provides evidence regarding the impact of the extended school days implemented under the Programa Mais Educação ('More Education' programme - PME), an initiative of the Brazilian federal government. The PME transfers funds directly to educational institutions, which, in turn, purchase educational materials and fund monitoring grants for extracurricular activities. [...]
Subjects: 
impact
school day extension
educational
outcomes
evidence
Mais Educação
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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