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Are league tables ignoring pupils' backgrounds.

Are league tables ignoring pupils' backgrounds.

Government league tables “punish” schools by ignoring pupils’ backgrounds, a new study says.  

A fifth of secondary schools saw their league table position change by more than 500 places once pupil ethnicity, deprivation and special needs were taken into account, researchers found.

The new study, from the University of Bristol, suggests that 40 per cent of schools currently judged to be underperforming would no longer fall into this category if these factors were considered.

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