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‘Local schools’ drive inequality

Education News Along with comparing academic results, the distance to school is an important factor when parents are making their school preferences.

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The article cites research by Bristol University's Centre for Marketing and Public Organisation (CMPO), which is funded by the ESRC.

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School places allocation: Lottery is 'fairer' way of deciding who gets top school places, report says

School places allocation: Lottery is 'fairer' way of deciding who gets top school places, report says | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
A lottery for school admissions could remove the barriers that stop disadvantaged pupils from getting into the country's top-performing schools, according to a new academic study.
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The article cites research by Bristol University's Centre for Marketing and Public Organisation (CMPO), which is funded by the ESRC.

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'Hold lotteries for places at best schools' say researchers

'Hold lotteries for places at best schools' say researchers | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Popular primary schools as well as secondaries should ditch the requirement for parents to live nearby because it favours wealthy parents who can afford to live where they choose, researchers have said.

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The article cites research by Bristol University's Centre for Marketing and Public Organisation (CMPO), which is funded by the ESRC.

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