The Paradox of the ‘Good’ Student: Race and the Brazilian Education System

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The Paradox of the Good Student

This special report by the Dialogue's education reform program (PREAL) aims to promote consideration of the racial inequalities inherent in the educational indicators for the Brazilian population. The pronounced asymmetries experienced by different racial groups in terms of their access to and persistence in the Brazilian education system are already well recognized. This report focuses on the premise that educational indicators for whites and blacks are notably and consistently different, overwhelmingly favoring the former group.

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