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An alternative estimate of school-based management impacts on students'achievements : evidence from the Philippines

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This paper aims to estimate the impact of school-based management on students'test scores in the Philippines. Estimation results using double differencing combined with propensity score matching show that school-based management increases the average national achievement test score by 4.2 points over three years. The increase in mathematics reached 5.7 points. This is larger than the estimate previously reported from the Philippines, probably because the sample schools had learned about implementation of school-based management from experiences accumulated in other provinces that introduced it earlier. The empirical results also show that schools with experienced principals and teachers are eager to introduce school-based management.

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  • Yamauchi, Futoshi, 2014. "An alternative estimate of school-based management impacts on students'achievements : evidence from the Philippines," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6747, The World Bank.
  • Handle: RePEc:wbk:wbrwps:6747
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    1. Menno Pradhan & Daniel Suryadarma & Amanda Beatty & Maisy Wong & Arya Gaduh & Armida Alisjahbana & Rima Prama Artha, 2014. "Improving Educational Quality through Enhancing Community Participation: Results from a Randomized Field Experiment in Indonesia," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 6(2), pages 105-126, April.
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    Education For All; Tertiary Education; Primary Education; Teaching and Learning; Secondary Education;

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