If a school becomes an academy are the results more likely to improve?It’s a key question in the debate about whether all schools in England should be forced to become academies, but the answer often seems frustratingly unclear.
An independent education data firm has carried out an analysis in an attempt to get an answer.
SchoolDash created a sample of secondary academies and local authority schools with similar characteristics to see how their exam results compare.
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