The Effectiveness and Efficiency of Private Schools in Chile's Voucher System

@inproceedings{McEwan2000TheEA,
  title={The Effectiveness and Efficiency of Private Schools in Chile's Voucher System},
  author={Patrick J. McEwan and Martin Carnoy},
  year={2000}
}
This paper assesses the relative effectiveness and efficiency of private and public schools in Chile, where the military government implemented a national voucher plan in 1980. Non-religious voucher schools (accounting for two-thirds of primary enrollments in all private voucher schools) are marginally less effective than public schools in producing academic achievement in the fourth grade; at best, they are similarly effective. Catholic voucher schools are somewhat more effective than public… 

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