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    • El desafío de la calidad y equidad en la educación chilena 

      Contreras Guajardo, Dante; Elacqua, Gregory (EXPANSIVA, 2005)
      El bajo nivel de calidad de la educación chilena es, sin duda, el problema más importante que enfrenta nuestro país a mediano y largo plazo. Cambios significativos en el área requieren de nuevos objetivos, prioridades y ...
    • The effectiveness of private school franchises in Chile’s national voucher program 

      Elacqua, Gregory; Contreras Guajardo, Dante; Salazar, Felipe; Santos, Humberto (Taylor & Francis, 2011-09)
      There is persistent debate over the role of scale of operations in education. Some argue that school franchises offer educational services more effectively than small independent schools. Skeptics counter that large ...
    • Income Inequality or Performance Gap? A Multilevel Study of School Violence in 52 Countries 

      Contreras Guajardo, Dante; Elacqua, Gregory; Martínez, Matias; Miranda, Álvaro (Elsevier, 2015)
      Purpose: The purpose of the study was to examine the association between income inequality and school violence and between the performance inequality and school violence in two international samples. Methods: The study ...
    • Income Inequality or Performance Gap? A Multilevel Study of School Violence in 52 Countries 

      Contreras Guajardo, Dante; Elacqua, Gregory; Martínez, Matías; Miranda, Álvaro (Elsevier, 2015)
      Purpose: The purpose of the study was to examine the association between income inequality and school violence and between the performance inequality and school violence in two international samples. Methods: The study ...
    • School closures in Chile: Access to quality alternatives in a school choice system 

      Elacqua, Gregory; Martínez, Matías; Santos, Humberto; Urbina, Daniela (Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2012-12)
      In this paper, we analyze the schooling alternatives of families that could face school closure. This article identifies, characterizes, and georeferences the institutions classified as low-performing by the SEP Law along ...