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Frenette, Marc; Chan, Ping Ching Winnie – Statistics Canada, 2015
This study examines the roles played by student characteristics, school resources and practices, peer effects, and province fixed effects in accounting for differences in the academic outcomes of private and public high school students. Private high school students score significantly higher than public high school students on reading,…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Public Schools, Private Schools, High School Students
Frenette, Marc; Chan, Ping Ching Winnie – Statistics Canada, 2015
In Canada, about 6% of 15-year-olds attend a private school. Although some provincial governments subsidize a portion of the costs, parents must still pay for their child to attend. Differences in the academic outcomes of children who attend public and private schools continue to attract public attention. A central issue is the extent to which…
Descriptors: High School Students, Private Schools, Educational Opportunities, Outcomes of Education