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Teaching quality counts: how student outcomes relate to quality of teaching in private and public schools in India

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This mixed-methods paper investigates whether the ‘private school premium’, as manifested in student learning outcomes, is the result of better-quality teaching in private schools. Using school-, community- and household-level data from the Young Lives longitudinal study in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India, this paper makes a detailed comparison of 227 government and private schools attended by the children in the sample.

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
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Young Lives
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Sarkar, S
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R8544
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Young Lives Publisher's website
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Working papers
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http://www.younglives.org.uk/publications/WP
Publication date:
2012-01-01
ISBN:
9781909403031
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English
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2014-02-03

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