By Julia Averbuck, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Schools located in Rio's favela neighborhoods with UPPs (Police Pacifying Units) had a larger increase on their test score results in the Brazilian Índice de Desenvolvimento da Educação Básica (Ideb, Index of Development in Basic Education) than their counterparts in the remainder of Rio, according to a report by O Globo.

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