Stanford Social Innovation Review
Education -- Developing countries -- Evaluation, Education -- Economic aspects, School improvement programs -- Developing countries
Brief article in which the authors argue that governments and organizations investing in developing-world education must move away from the assumption that improvements in test scores provide evidence of success. They believe, instead, that in a time of scarcity, it is more important to seek out interventions that lead to the greatest social and economic impact for the poor.
Epstein, Marc J.; Yuthas, Kristi. "Redefining Education in the Developing World." Stanford Social Innovation Review. Stanford University Center for Social Innovation. 2012.