A Cost Analysis of Decentralized Basic Education in El Salvador

by Narayan Sastry, Elan Melamid, Randy Ross

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In 1991 El Salvador instituted a community-managed schools model for education services. RAND analyzed the per-student costs of preschool and primary school education in El Salvador in response to plans to extend the model into rural areas.

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