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A Broken System Change Needed

Government accused of misleading parents over schools’ success (The Guardian)

A statistician, who worked for the Department of Education for 13 years, says that the figures used to claim improvement are flawed

“In this case, it does not adequately demonstrate that standards in schools have improved since 2010, at least not to the extent that a quarter of all pupils are in significantly better schools because of any policy intervention.” Jon Andrews, currently deputy head of research at the Education Policy Institute (EPI) thinktank.

Read it in full: Government accused of misleading parents over schools’ success (The Guardian, 2 July 2018)

 

 

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