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In addition to demonstrated demand, research in some countries has shown that some households are willing to spend even more for primary and secondary education than they now do. In some cases this reflects dissatisfaction with access to schools. In Peru, for example, the views of parents whose children live close to secondary schools have been compared with the views of parents whose children have to travel two or more hours each day to attend school (Gertler and Glewwe 1989; Selden and Wasylenko 1995).

Thailand412Enrollments in private schools have declined over the past two decades as many low-quality institutions have closed. The remaining institutions are mostly in urban and suburban areas. These instructions chiefy serve middle- and high-income families. a. Source: Author. Page 13 schools fell in the period immediately following the 1988 accession to power by the State Law and Order Restoration Council because the new regime converted some affiliated schools into state schools. 4 The government has not been able to shoulder the whole burden, however, and affiliated schools remain a significant part of total provision.

A third group of schools meets excess demand, particularly at the secondary level, raising yet other policy issues. These schools are mainly populated with students who have been unable to gain places in the public system and who are academically weak. The poorest families cannot afford to send their children to these schools, but few pupils in these schools are from rich families. Governments are sometimes embarrassed by the low quality of these institutions and may provide subsidies. These subsidies are not usually given willingly, however, especially when the governments are financially hard pressed.

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