The conclusive case for school choice6 min read . Updated: 22 Oct 2013, 10:16 AM IST
A study from Andhra Pradesh supplements global evidence for the cost-adjusted benefits of school vouchers
On 4 October, Karthik Muralidharan of the University of California, San Diego and World Bank’s Venkatesh Sundararaman released a paper, titled The aggregate effect of school choice: evidence from a two-stage experiment in India, dropping a gigantic bombshell on the cobwebs engulfing education policy in India. Their paper was based on the Andhra Pradesh School Choice Project that was based on randomized control trials (RCTs), for which Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) has come to be well-known.
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