Claiming the right to quality education in Nicaragua

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Title: Claiming the right to quality education in Nicaragua
Authors: Shier, HarryPadilla, Martha LidiaMolina Torres, NohemíBarrera López, LeonildaMolina Torres, MoisésCastillo, ZoraydaOrtiz Alvarado, Karen Alicia
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/12252
Date: 2013
Online since: 2021-06-18T10:32:13Z
Abstract: Education rights can be thought of as comprising rights to, in, and through education. The idea of quality in education is bound up with all three. On returning to power in 2007, the Nicaraguan Sandinista government outlawed all charges for public schools. This made education free of charge (though not free of costs) and represented significant progress toward fulfilling the right to education. However, with no corresponding budget increase, this move failed to address the issue of quality, so that rights in and through education were still major issues.
Type of material: Book Chapter
Publisher: Peter Lang
Copyright (published version): 2013 Peter Lang
Keywords: EducationHuman rightsQuality of educationNicaraguaCESESMALa Cuculme
DOI: 10.3726/978-1-4539-1158-7
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Is part of: Swadener, B.B., Lundy, L., Habashi, J., Blanchet-Cohen, N. (eds.). Children's Rights and Education: International Perspectives
ISBN: 1433121212
9781433121210
This item is made available under a Creative Commons License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ie/
Appears in Collections:Nursing, Midwifery & Health Systems Research Collection

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