Author(s): Solomon, Samuel; Zeitli, Andrew
Pages: 6 p.
RISE researchers ran a ‘discrete choice’ experiment among parents of school-aged children. They find: Parents’ choices are driven by proximity and learning quality, with little additional role for class sizes or infrastructure quality. Parents’ willingness to walk for learning outcomes - their tradeoff between distance and quality - varies widely by region. Regional variation in willingness to walk for learning is not reflected in the mix of services provided by the school system.