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An introduction to the economics of school choice

Spurred by perceived inefficiencies in centralised education systems, school choice has in the past decades gone from a mostly fringe academic theory to a mainstream policy option worldwide. The idea is that the expansion of choice – through, for example, open enrolment and private-school vouchers – will increase market incentives in the school sys...
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Benchmarking against the best in the world

"Instead of comparing ourselves with the past, we should compare ourselves with the best"               by Michael Gove (2010) Politicians and the media have long taken an interest in the results of the two main cross-national comparative studies of pupil achievement – The Programme for International Student ...
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