The relationship between teacher gender and student achievement: evidence from five Indian states

@article{Chudgar2008TheRB,
  title={The relationship between teacher gender and student achievement: evidence from five Indian states},
  author={Amita Chudgar and V. Sithartha Sankar},
  journal={Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education},
  year={2008},
  volume={38},
  pages={627 - 642}
}
  • A. Chudgar, V. Sankar
  • Published 1 October 2008
  • Education
  • Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education
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