When Schools Are the Ones that Choose: The Effects of Screening in Chile
AbstractThe voucher scheme introduced in Chile in 1981 allows for-profit private subsidized schools to choose their students. The objective of this article is to present evidence of this practice and examine its relationship with academic performance using information from the 2005 SIMCE test, in which parents were asked about the admission requirements for their children's schools. We present evidence indicating that student selection is a widespread practice among private subsidized schools. Copyright (c) 2010 by the Southwestern Social Science Association.
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- Sebastián Bustos & Dante Contreras & Paulina Sepulveda, 2007. "When schools are the ones that choose: the effect of screening in Chile," Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics wp242, University of Chile, Department of Economics.
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