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The Duke Center for International Development (DCID) is dedicated to strengthening capacity for international development through interdisciplinary approaches to practice, research, international advising, mid-career training, and post-graduate education. [more]

Profiles in Development

Janina Cuevas-Zuniga, MIDP '14
Janina Cuevas-Zuniga

2014 MIDP graduate Janina Cuevas-Zuniga discusses her research on Mexico's Full-Time Schools Program and its impact on children's academic performance. Her research showed that sixth-graders were benefiting more than younger children from full days at school, indicating that more research may be needed differentiating by age, curriculum and grade. Watch the video.