Costs of schooling

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Low-fee private schools (LFPSs) enroll a growing proportion of children in Ghana and Nigeria, including the poor. This trend raises questions about the quality of provision in the public sector as well as in relation to equity and social justice in... More
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Using panel data of African countries from 1990 to 2002, this paper studies the relationship between government expenditure on education enrolments, with illustration from Nigeria and other SANE (South Africa, Algeria, Nigeria, and Egypt)... More

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Since research has shown that high quality preschool education is associated with improved school readiness, better school performance, higher graduation rates, lower crime and delinquency and decreased welfare dependency then it is worth... More

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While each tier of education has at various times been the concurrent (joint) responsibility of both Federal and state governments, the former has historically been much more involved at the post secondary level. The shares of Federal Government... More

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Since the reintroduction of multiparty democracy in 1999, the federal and state governments in Nigeria have embarked on a series of major educational reforms. These are intended to achieve universal basic education and improve the quality and... More

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This study examines the variability of private expenditure on primary and pre-primary education in a developing country and its relationship with characteristics of households, schools and pupils. Findings are reported from two small surveys, in... More

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The study examined the user fees and demand issues in private schooling in Bayelsa State, Nigeria. Using the derived average fees paid through receipts in first term, 2010/2011 academic session from sampled schools, it was found that average... More