PUBLIC POLICY PROMOTION AND REPETITION IN SECONDARY EDUCATION, COSTA RICA

The Ministry of Public Education (MEP) decided to modify the secondary school promotion system, which has been one of the most controversial decisions in public educational policy of the last 15 years in Costa Rica. Since 2009 students, who fail some curses, have the right to enroll subjects of the...

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Main Authors: Abarca Rodríguez, Allan, Picado Campos, Ana Catalina
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: 2015
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/ciep/article/view/14644
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/13465
Summary: The Ministry of Public Education (MEP) decided to modify the secondary school promotion system, which has been one of the most controversial decisions in public educational policy of the last 15 years in Costa Rica. Since 2009 students, who fail some curses, have the right to enroll subjects of the next level for which already approved theirs requirement. This article is an investigational product analyzes, from the theory of public policies, the decision-making process carried out by the education authorities.