Education

The Economics of Elementary Education in India

by Santosh Mehrotra
Publisher: SAGE
Release Date: 2006-01-04
Genre: Education
Pages: 328 pages
ISBN 13: 0761934197
ISBN 10: 9780761934196
Format: PDF, ePUB, MOBI, Audiobooks, Kindle
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Synopsis : The Economics of Elementary Education in India written by Santosh Mehrotra, published by SAGE which was released on 2006-01-04. Download The Economics of Elementary Education in India Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. The Challenge of Public Finance, Private Provision and Household Costs Santosh Mehrotra. of alternative schooling. They look to improve the access and retention of young girls by strengthening early care and education in the ICDS ... -- This volume examines key aspects of the elementary education system in the poorer and educationally backward states of India. Providing the first state by state analysis of major cost and financing issues, the book is based on data gathered from one of the most comprehensive surveys conducted in recent times, which was specifically commissioned for this book. In a country where administrative records-concerning enrolment, drop-out, retention and repetition-are unreliable as a source of data, surveys and analyses of the type reported in this volume help policy-makers and scholars get a better picture of the ground realities.