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The educational impact of parental choice and school competition

Gibbons, Stephen, Machin, Stephen and Silva, Olmo (2006) The educational impact of parental choice and school competition. Centrepiece, 11 (3). pp. 6-9. ISSN 1362-3761

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A central focus of current education policy is to expand parents' choice over where their children go to school and to promote competition between schools. A long-running CEP research programme by Stephen Gibbons, Stephen Machin and Olmo Silva has been assessing the effects on both educational outcomes and inequalities between schools.

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Additional Information: © 2006 Centre for Economic Performance, The London School of Economics and Political Science
Library of Congress subject classification: L Education > L Education (General)
Sets: Departments > Geography and Environment
Research centres and groups > Spatial Economics Research Centre
Research centres and groups > Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
Collections > CentrePiece
Identification Number: CEPCP216
Date Deposited: 15 Dec 2010 16:32

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