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Tooley, James; Dixon, Pauline; Gomathi, S. V. – Oxford Review of Education, 2007
Development literature suggests that private schools serving the poor are not part of the solution to meeting the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of universal primary education. The study conducted a census and survey of schools in notified slums of Hyderabad, India, to contribute to the sparse literature on the nature and extent of private…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Equal Education, Elementary Education, Private Schools
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Tooley, James – Oxford Review of Education, 1997
Considers the criticism that recent reforms involving school choice and diversity do not adequately address issues of educational equity in Great Britain. Outlines a series of three reforms that could make the system more equitable given the assumption that school choice is desirable. Examines and criticizes these assumptions. (MJP)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Diversity (Institutional), Educational Change, Educational Finance