Below are two articles for which I was interviewed about how & why parents choose schools for their children. Drawing partly on behavioural economics to explain their motivation for choice given that there are no academic gains changing public to private schools.
‘Bespoke education’: are Australia’s private schools worth the price tag?
School choice: some parents are prepared to pay, but is society?
The Grattan Institute also had an article published showing that there is no academic benefit by switching from public to private schools. Using NAPLAN data that tracks students over the life of their schooling.
Here is the expensive truth about private schools and student learning