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Document Number: 1758

Comparing the Effectiveness of Public and Private Schools: A Review of Evidence and Interpretation MS Word - This paper explores two questions relevant to the debate over the use of public money in private schools: Do private schools produce greater academic achievement or attainment than public schools? Does this evidence provide guidance on the potential impact of small- or large-scale voucher plans? The author reviews a number of recent studies and, based upon this review, argues that we have learned a great deal about whether private schools produce greater academic achievement or attainment than public schools. (Patrick McEwan, National Center for the Study of Privatization in Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, June 2000)...
Author: Patrick McEwan
Publication: Comparing the Effectiveness of Public and Private Schools: A Review of Evidence and Interpretation
Publisher: National Center for the Study of Privatization in Education at Teachers College, Columbia University


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