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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).