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date: 26 June 2022

Homeschooling in the Educational Landscape of Latin Americalocked

Homeschooling in the Educational Landscape of Latin Americalocked

  • Luciane Muniz Ribeiro BarbosaLuciane Muniz Ribeiro BarbosaState University of Campinas

Summary

A number of developments stemmed from reforms to Latin America’s educational landscape beginning in 1990, with the regulamentation of homeschooling differing in countries across this region. Academic research and literature on homeschooling in these countries are just beginning, but it is clear that there is a “normative void” on this topic that is experienced by almost all Latin American countries despite the growing number of families choosing this form of education. There is a need to broaden the debate regarding the regulation of homeschooling in Latin America by analyzing local particularities in view of the commitment to protect the right to education for Latin American children and adolescents.

Subjects

  • Education, Change, and Development
  • Educational Politics and Policy

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