ERIC Number: EJ519187
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Is School Privatization the Answer? Data from Other Countries Help Burst the Voucher Bubble.
American Educator, v19 n3 p29-30 Fall 1995
Lessons drawn from the experience of other countries make it clear that school voucher plans increase inequality without making schools better. Privatization reduces the public effort to improve schooling since it relies on the free market to increase achievement, but increases never occur. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Note: Draws from "Who Benefits from Educational Choice? Some "Evidence from Europe," by John Ambler, "Journal of Policy and Management," 1994. Reprinted from Education Week; v14 n39 Jul 1995.