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Private schools serving the poor

James Tooley

Private schools serving the poor

working paper, a study from Delhi, India

by James Tooley

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Published by Centre for Civil Society in New Delhi .
Written in English


About the Edition

Report based on the findings from Delhi, India.

Edition Notes

StatementJames Tooley and Pauline Dixon.
SeriesView point -- 8
ContributionsDixon, Pauline., Centre for Civil Society (New Delhi, India)
The Physical Object
Pagination53 p. ;
Number of Pages53
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16273076M
LC Control Number2006413660

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A recent Brookings Institution study, “Segregation, race, and charter schools: What do we know?,” found that “ a subset of charter schools serving overwhelmingly black and poor students in.   Inspired by what I had found, I recruited a local research team, led by James Shikwati of the Inter-Region Economic Network (IREN), and searched every muddy street and alleyway looking for schools. In total we found 76 private schools, enrolling o students. In the five government schools serving Kibera.

Highlights We investigate private schools catering to low income families in six countries. We ask why poor parents send children to private schools when public education is free. We summarize different public policies toward non-government schools for the poor. These include whether governments and development aid agencies should assist them. Finally, we offer strategies to guide public Cited by: Schools can’t address segregation and poverty on their own. The effects of exposure to concentrated poverty are large and long-lived and should be of concern to all institutions and systems responsible for the livelihood of black children. But it is not the responsibility of our school system to reduce poverty.. Poor, segregated schools are a symptom of a broader array of racial equity Author: Reed Jordan.


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In the “poor” areas of three local government districts (one rural, two urban) of Lagos State, Nigeria, we found schools, of which 34 percent were government, and the largest proportion, 43 percent, were private unregistered.

An estimated 75 percent of. Certainly, private schools for low‐income families could be improved even further, by creating revolving loan programs to help infrastructural investment or, following the private schools’ own example, by creating targeted voucher programs, to enable the poorest of the poor to attend private schools.

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of Private Schools Serving the Poor in Low-Income Countries,” Washington, D.C. While the author acknowledges the existence of high-quality private providers, he contends that these are elite, well-resourced schools that are inaccessible to the poor.

As far as private schools for the poor are concerned, these are of “inferior quality”; indeed, they “offer a low-quality service” that is so bad it will “restrict children’s future opportunities.”. The evidence on whether low-fee private schools are better than state schools remains inconclusive.

Photograph: Martin Godwin I have been researching low-fee private Author: Prachi Srivastava. Private Education is Good for the Poor: A study of Private Schools Serving the Poor in Low Income Countries James TooleyPauline Dixon Nigeria and Ghana argues that Private Schools play an important role in reaching the poor and satisfying their educational needs as more number of children are found to be attending private schools.

While the author acknowledges the existence of high-quality private providers, he contends that these are elite, well-resourced schools that are inaccessible to the poor. As far as private schools for the poor are concerned, these are of inferior quality; indeed, they offer a low-quality service that is so bad it will restrict childrens future opportunities.

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