Why are there proportionately more poor pupils enrolled in non-state schools in urban Kenya in spite of FPE policy ?

@inproceedings{Oketch2009WhyAT,
  title={Why are there proportionately more poor pupils enrolled in non-state schools in urban Kenya in spite of FPE policy ?},
  author={Moses Oketch and Maurice Mutisya and Moses Waithanji Ngware and Alex Ezeh},
  year={2009}
}
One of the conundrums of free primary education (FPE) policy in several countries in Sub-Saharan Africa is the ‘mushrooming’ of fee-paying private schools. Several researchers have become interested in studying this phenomenon and have raised the question—does free primary education meet the needs of the poor? Emerging voices among this group of researchers suggest that the impact of FPE, particularly in meeting the educational needs of the poor may be over-stated in situations where the poor… CONTINUE READING
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