CENTRE FOR EDUCATION ECONOMICS

CENTRE FOR EDUCATION ECONOMICS

London, United Kingdom

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The mission of Centre for Education Economics is to promote understanding of the potential of markets to improve education. By re-evaluating current thinking and undertaking fresh research, CfEE tests the orthodoxy that shapes present thinking on how to improve education systems.

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COMPETITION FOR STANDARDIZED TESTING PROVISION IN U.K. SCHOOLS

Schools in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland have the freedom to select standardized tests for their students from a selection offered by several competitors. This introduces an element of competition amongst exam boards, something entirely unique to the qualifications and assessment system there. This arrangement has faced i...

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UK GROUP REVIEWS LONG-TERM BENEFITS OF SCHOOL CHOICE IN ISRAEL

Test scores are a useful metric to determine how school choice helps students achieve better educational outcomes, but success on tests is only the tip of the iceberg in what parents hope their children will accomplish. A new and growing body of research is exploring how school choice affects “overall well being later in life,”...

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