Private and Public Schooling in Ghana: A Census and Comparative Survey

  title={Private and Public Schooling in Ghana: A Census and Comparative Survey},
  author={James Tooley and Pauline Dixon and Isaac Richard Amuah},
  journal={International Review of Education},
AbstractA census and survey of schools in the district of Ga, Ghana, explored the nature and extent of private education, and compared inputs to public and private schooling. Three quarters of all schools found were private, with almost as many unregistered private as government schools. Several important differences between registered and unregistered private schools were noted, including age, fee levels charged, teacher salaries and class size. A range of inputs, such as teacher activity… 

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