Family Studies: Stable Families and educational progress in Latin America

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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts

Family Studies, the blog of the Institute of Family Studies, examines why students in Eastern Asian and Pacific countries complete secondary school at higher rates than students in Latin America and the Caribbean, which is a dramatic change from 50 years ago.

Single parenthood and family instability in Latin America and the Caribbean present formidable obstacles to educational progress in the region.

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