Private education is booming in modern India, the greatest experiment in private education since 19th century Great Britain. Why? What are the results?


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The test results are in increasing order of skill so letter is recognize letters, word is recognize words, paragraph is ability to read a paragraph and story is read and answer questions about a simple story. Thus for the public schools to have higher percentages than the private schools in categories like Letter and Word indicates that they are performing worse.

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No Pierre. Teacher salaries in public schools are protected by teacher unions and wage commissions and on average are 5-6 times of salaries paid to private school teachers. Absenteeism is primarily due to lack of accountability, oversight and performance-linked incentives/pay

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