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Tooley, James – Oxford Review of Education, 2013
The phenomenon of low-cost private schools "mushrooming" in poor areas of sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, and elsewhere, is now well-documented. Findings from research by the author's teams and others show that these schools are serving a majority (urban and peri-urban) or significant minority (rural) of the poor, including…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Foreign Countries, Poverty, Rural Areas