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Academy status schools favour the rich

Issue No. 2370

Academy schools are increasing segregation between rich and poor children, according to a new report.

Professor Stephen Gorard from the University of Durham carried out the research. He said schools that had converted to academy status had much lower numbers of children on free school meals than the national average.


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Tue 10 Sep 2013, 18:56 BST
Issue No. 2370
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