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Public-Private Partnerships In Education

The term public-private partnerships (PPPs) refers to any type of cooperation between public and private entities regarding the provisioning and financing of certain goods, services, or both. In education, PPPs are increasingly being considered as potential solutions toward improving educational outcomes and expanding access to education. This entry applies a well-known framework in education to organize PPPs alongside their educational objectives and the policy tools used for reaching these goals. The entry concludes with a short overview of the evaluation of PPPs in education and describes promising directions for future research.

Modes of Educational Provision

Accepting that education has both private and public benefits, few people would disagree that government ought to play some role in education. Because of education’s benefits to society at large, it ...

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