The Role of Decentralization in Promoting Effective Schooling in Developing Asia

  title={The Role of Decentralization in Promoting Effective Schooling in Developing Asia},
  author={Jere R Behrman and Anil B. Deolalikar and LEE-YING SOON},
While decentralization of schooling in Asian developing countries has largely been driven by fiscal constraints, it has also been motivated by concerns about the effectiveness of a centralized system in delivering schooling services. The statistics are revealing about some of these concerns: while virtually all of these countries have made impressive gains in expanding the coverage of primary schooling, enrollment rates remain generally low at secondary and tertiary levels, particularly for… CONTINUE READING

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