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Living the Moment in Brazil

My Brazilian niece, Luiza, is getting ready for her first semester in university. I ...

Three Weeks After It Started Federal Servants’ Strike in Brazil Continues to Expand

In Brazil, a strike that has already stopped classes in 51 federal institutions of ...

The Story of Higher Education in Brazil: Too Many Openings, Too Few Good Schools

Instead of the consumption of classes, education is a process of knowledge accumulation. But ...

Number of College Students Doubles in Brazil, But It’s Still Only 14%

The rate of Brazilian youths enrolled in universities the last 10 years has doubled, ...

UFBA: Brazil’s Less than Gringo-Friendly University

Thinking of doing a semester as a student at Federal University of Bahia (UFBA) ...

Brazilian kids in school

Brazil’s School Stipend Has Become a Vote-Buying Scheme

For a long time now Brazil has paid for scholarships so that university graduates ...

Only 9% of 18-24 Year Old Brazilians Go to College

The deputy executive secretary of Brazil’s Ministry of Education (MEC), Ronaldo Teixeira, said that ...

26,000 Private College Openings in Brazil Reserved to Blacks

Brazilian students eligible under quotas favoring the handicapped, blacks, mulattoes, and Indians should be ...

Brazil Has 228,000 College Professors. 48% Work in the Southeast.

Brazil has 228,319 university professors. 22.7% (52,376) have doctoral degrees or higher, 35% (80,787) ...

Federal Univesity Branches Are Spreading Throughout Brazil, Says Lula

Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva said that the University for All Program ...

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