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The educational and professional development of low income students: evaluation of a Brazilian program / Ascensão escolar e profissionalização de bons alunos de baixa renda: avaliação de um programa brasileiro

Author(s): Zânia Maria Diório | Paula Inez Cunha Gomide

Journal: Psicologia : Reflexão e Crítica
ISSN 0102-7972

Volume: 17;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 359;
Date: 2004;
Original page

Keywords: Program evaluation | education | profession | teenager

This research that was carried out in order to evaluate the effect of the Program Bom Aluno, PBA, taking into consideration the educational and professional development of 629 students from Curitiba and surroundings in the year of 2001. The evolution of the schooling without interruption in the process, the attendance to classes and the kind of institution itself, private or public, and the practice and kind of work in both the control and the experimental groups were assessed. Positive effect of the Program was verified at university (c2 = 34,164; p
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