Have all the Costs of Closing a School Been Considered?
AbstractMany schools around the world are struggling in the face of reduced funding and fluctuating enrolments. Often, the solution to this unhappy equation is quite simply to shut down facilities. But when all the costs of closing a school are considered – financial, material and human – implementing this policy calls for caution.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by OECD Publishing in its series CELE Exchange, Centre for Effective Learning Environments with number 2011/8.
Date of creation: Sep 2011
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school closures; utilisation rates; educational performance; operating costs; shuttering;
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