The Education Exchange: Low-Cost Private Schools Serving the Global Poor

“They pay fees, they expect more,” explains “Really Good Schools” author James Tooley

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A professor at the University of Buckingham and Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute, James Tooley, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss Tooley’s new book, Really Good Schools: Global Lessons for High-Caliber, Low-Cost Education, and the success of some low-cost, effective private schools in the developing world.

Peterson reviewed Really Good Schools for Education Next, in “To Critics of The Beautiful Tree, a Pearl of a Reply.” The book is available from the Independent Institute.

Tooley profiled low-cost private schools in the Fall 2005 issue of Education Next, in “Private Schools for the Poor.”

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