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The repeat and drop-out problem

A study in Brazil on the role of the teacher

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Maria Izabel Davico(Brazil) is a post-doctoral student in the Department of Curriculum and School Administration, School of Education, Portland State University. Her research interest is in the repeat and drop-out phenomenon in elementary and secondary education in developing countries. The author received her M.A. degree in Education at Tulane University, New Orleans (1976) and a Ph.D. in Education at George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, Nashville (1982).

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Davico, M.I. The repeat and drop-out problem. Prospects 20, 107–113 (1990). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02195433

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