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In brief...Pupil exclusion in academy schools


Schools in England that became academies before 2010 typically began to exclude significant numbers of their more disruptive pupils. Research by Stephen Machin and Matteo Sandi suggests that this was the result of the strict disciplinary approach that the schools adopted rather than a strategic effort to improve their educational results.


Stephen Machin and Matteo Sandi

2 March 2020     Paper Number CEPCP575

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