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Increased access to independently-run schools decreases pupil wellbeing

15 May 2018

The competition created by increased access to autonomous schools, such as academies, faith schools and private schools, raises academic achievement but decreases pupil wellbeing, a new study from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) published in the Economics of Education Review has found. 

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‘Smart but unhappy: Independent-school competition and the wellbeing-efficiency trade-off in education’, Gabriel Heller-Sahlgren, Economics of Education Review, Volume 62, February 2018

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