Maria de Lurdes Rodrigues

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Birthday
19, 1956
Birthplace
Lisbon, Portugal
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Birthday
19, 1956 (age 63)
Birthplace
Lisbon, Portugal

About

Portuguese politician and educational reformer who served as Minister of Education of the 17th Constitutional Government from 2005-09. In 2010 she became the President of the Executive Council of the Luso-American Development Foundation.

Before Fame

She earned her Ph.D. in sociology from the ISCTE - Lisbon University Institute in 1996.

Trivia

Her hotly debated educational policies resulted in increased test scores and a decreased dropout rate among Portuguese students.

Family Life

She was born in Lisbon, Portugal.

Associated With

She served as Minister of Education under the administration of Prime Minister Jose Socrates.