THE CONVERSATION: Research finds academies still too tied up by exams and inspections to adopt best practices

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Release date: 13/12/2017

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Academies are back in the news – and not for a good reason. In the same week that parents, children and teachers united in strike action against academy schools, new figures show that more than 64 of these schools are waiting for a new sponsor. These schools are unable to return to local authority control after being abandoned by, or stripped from, the trust that originally managing them.

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TitleResearch finds academies still too tied up by exams and inspections to adopt best practices
Media name/outletThe Conversation
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date13/12/17
DescriptionAcademies are back in the news – and not for a good reason. In the same week that parents, children and teachers united in strike action against academy schools, new figures show that more than 64 of these schools are waiting for a new sponsor. These schools are unable to return to local authority control after being abandoned by, or stripped from, the trust that originally managing them.
URLhttps://theconversation.com/research-finds-academies-still-too-tied-up-by-exams-and-inspections-to-adopt-best-practices-87914
PersonsMelvin Ainscow