Bringing the schools back in : the stratification of educational achievement in the Chilean voucher system §

@inproceedings{Mizala2011BringingTS,
  title={Bringing the schools back in : the stratification of educational achievement in the Chilean voucher system §},
  author={Alejandra Mizala and Florencia Torche},
  year={2011}
}
This paper analyzes the socioeconomic stratification of achievement in the Chilean voucher system using a census of 4th and 8th graders, a multilevel methodology, and accounting for unobserved selectivity into school sector. Findings indicate that the association between the school’s aggregate family socioeconomic status (SES) and test scores is much greater in the private-voucher sector than in the public one, resulting in marked socioeconomic stratification of test scores in the Chilean… CONTINUE READING