Education reform in Colombia

"Public education is one of the largest components of the public sector in Colombia, in term of its size, share of public expenditures, and geographic coverage. In 1997, Colombia had 85 thousand educational establishments, 390 thousand teachers, and 8.6 million students. In addition, public sch...

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Autores Principales: Borjas, George, Acosta, Olga L.
Publicado: 2015
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spelling ir-11445-8202017-06-17T16:58:05Z Education reform in Colombia Borjas, George Acosta, Olga L. Educación Política Pública "Public education is one of the largest components of the public sector in Colombia, in term of its size, share of public expenditures, and geographic coverage. In 1997, Colombia had 85 thousand educational establishments, 390 thousand teachers, and 8.6 million students. In addition, public school teachers and educational staff comprise the highest percentage of public sector employment. During the last half of the 1980s, the Central government promoted a reorganization of the state administration to give municipalities a greater responsibility in financing and administering most public services. This paper examines various aspects of the public education system in Colombia and evaluates the impact of the educational reforms adopted in the last decade. Our empirical analysis suggests that with the exception of teacher salaries, which experienced a significant increase after 1994, the trends in several measures of educational outcomes are roughly similar both before and after 1994. It seems unlikely," "Public education is one of the largest components of the public sector in Colombia, in term of its size, share of public expenditures, and geographic coverage. In 1997, Colombia had 85 thousand educational establishments, 390 thousand teachers, and 8.6 million students. In addition, public school teachers and educational staff comprise the highest percentage of public sector employment. During the last half of the 1980s, the Central government promoted a reorganization of the state administration to give municipalities a greater responsibility in financing and administering most public services. This paper examines various aspects of the public education system in Colombia and evaluates the impact of the educational reforms adopted in the last decade. Our empirical analysis suggests that with the exception of teacher salaries, which experienced a significant increase after 1994, the trends in several measures of educational outcomes are roughly similar both before and after 1994. It seems unlike" H52 I21 I22 I28 2015-12-18T23:52:31Z 2016-01-21T02:26:09Z 2017-04-17T20:27:33Z 2017-06-17T16:58:05Z 2015-12-18T23:52:31Z 2016-01-21T02:26:09Z 2017-04-17T20:27:33Z 2017-06-17T16:58:05Z 2000-08 http://hdl.handle.net/11445/820 Documentos de Trabajo (Working Papers). No. 19. Agosto 2000 application/pdf
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topic Educación
Política Pública
spellingShingle Educación
Política Pública
Borjas, George
Acosta, Olga L.
Education reform in Colombia
description "Public education is one of the largest components of the public sector in Colombia, in term of its size, share of public expenditures, and geographic coverage. In 1997, Colombia had 85 thousand educational establishments, 390 thousand teachers, and 8.6 million students. In addition, public school teachers and educational staff comprise the highest percentage of public sector employment. During the last half of the 1980s, the Central government promoted a reorganization of the state administration to give municipalities a greater responsibility in financing and administering most public services. This paper examines various aspects of the public education system in Colombia and evaluates the impact of the educational reforms adopted in the last decade. Our empirical analysis suggests that with the exception of teacher salaries, which experienced a significant increase after 1994, the trends in several measures of educational outcomes are roughly similar both before and after 1994. It seems unlikely,"
author Borjas, George
Acosta, Olga L.
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Acosta, Olga L.
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title Education reform in Colombia
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