Let schools compete and students will be winners

2014-02-18 Financial Times

Gabriel H. Sahlgren, IFN and Center for Market Reform of Education, and Julian Le Grand, London School of Economics, argue that competition between schools can force laggards to improve: "In fact, there is evidence that competions actually decreases the impact of pupils' background in interantional testst", they write adding that copying countries with the huighest grades is not the right way to improve. 

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