Management of Integrated Education in Border Areas: Educational Policy Study in Karimun Regency, Riau Islands Province
Usman, Ravik Karsidi, Baedhowi, Sajidan

In essence the border area is the foremost area that has become the front page of the Indonesian state, and this is the main reason for the government to give more serious attention in completing 9-year compulsory education, which is implemented through an integrated education program. The objectives of this research are: 1) to identify the integrated education characteristics in Karimun Regency, Kepulauan Riau Province, 2) to describe the implementation of integrated education in Karimun Regency, Riau Islands Province, 3) to formulate a model of integrated border school education in Karimun Regency Riau Islands Province. This research is exploratory research through survey methods. The number of samples includes 2 schools from 14 schools selected by clustered. Data is collected through questionnaires and interviews. Furthermore, the data is processed through quantitative and qualitative descriptive. Based on the results of the study, the implementation of an integrated school in Karimun Regency can be described as follows; 1). Integrated education is characterized by various constraints in the implementation of its implementation, 2) the implementation of integrated education is still found in various obstacles that can affect the success of implementation so that strategies are needed to overcome these obstacles, 3) the implementation of integrated education in border areas requires new models to improve educational quality in Karimun Regency, Riau Islands Province.

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