Politics trumps economics4 min read 19 Feb 2014, 07:26 PM IST
School vouchers will make problems worse, both in terms of quality and equity in the Indian education system
On 3 February, Mint’s main editorial suggested that “school vouchers" will help solve India’s problems in school education. To use a distinction that Mint often makes, this is Mint’s politics trumping its economics. The reality is that school vouchers will make things worse, both in terms of quality and equity in the Indian education system.
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