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'Excellence in cities'

McNally, Sandra (2005) 'Excellence in cities'. Centrepiece, 10 (3). p. 18. ISSN 1362-3761

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The government's Excellence in Cities policy has improved the educational outcomes for secondary school pupils in disadvantaged areas, according to new economic research by Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Costas Meghir. But the study also shows that the educational benefits are not equally distributed: the most disadvantaged schools benefit and the effect is concentrated among pupils of medium to high ability.

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Additional Information: © 2005 Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science
Library of Congress subject classification: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
L Education > L Education (General)
Sets: Research centres and groups > Centre for the Economics of Education (CEE)
Collections > Economists Online
Research centres and groups > Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
Departments > Economics
Collections > CentrePiece
Identification Number: CEPCP192
Date Deposited: 06 May 2008 09:29

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