Private Schools and Public School Achievement
AbstractThe effects of private schools on public elementary and secondary school achievement in Illinois are estimated. The percentage of students in private schools in a school district is treated as an endogenous variable in the achievement equation. Catholic religion is used to identify a two-stage model. It is shown that private schools have no direct effect on public school achievement.
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Volume (Year): 34 (1999)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
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