“League tables good for school standards” Bristol University research suggests

Commenting on the publication of secondary school league tables in England, Simon Burgess, Director, Centre for Market and Public Organisation and Professor of Economics, University of Bristol said:

“Performance tables are an important part of the school accountability system in England.

Our research at the Centre for Market and Public Organisation has shown that league tables play an important role in school standards. Removing league tables reduces average school performance and raises inequality in attainment. “

 

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