Does growth in private schooling contribute to Education for All ? Evidence from a longitudinal , two cohort study in Andhra Pradesh , India Journal Item

@inproceedings{Woodhead2012DoesGI,
  title={Does growth in private schooling contribute to Education for All ? Evidence from a longitudinal , two cohort study in Andhra Pradesh , India Journal Item},
  author={Martin Woodhead and Melanie Dawn Frost and Zoe James},
  year={2012}
}
This paper informs debates about the potential role for low-fee private schooling in achieving Education for All goals in India. It reports Young Lives’ longitudinal data for two cohorts (2,906 children) in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Eight year olds uptake of private schooling increased from 24 per cent (children born in 1994-5) to 44 per cent (children born in 2001-2). Children from rural areas, lower socioeconomic backgrounds and girls continue to be under represented. While some access… CONTINUE READING

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