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Tooley, James – Oxford Review of Education, 2016
Muralidharan and Sundararaman report a randomised controlled trial of a school voucher experiment in Andhra Pradesh, India. The headline findings are that there are no significant academic differences between voucher winners and losers in Telugu, mathematics, English, and science/social studies, although because the private schools appear to use…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Educational Vouchers, School Choice, Foreign Countries
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Tooley, James; Longfield, David – Oxford Review of Education, 2016
The affordability of private education is a contentious issue. While the extent of "low-cost" private schooling is widely accepted, there is no agreement on what "low-cost" means in this context and how this relates to affordability for poor families. This paper addresses the lacuna in the literature by defining…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Costs, Tuition, Low Income Students