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Push for academy schools raises ‘grave concerns’ about impact on safeguarding

‘Government plans to remove local authority influence over schools risks damaging child safeguarding, the Association of Directors of Children’s Services (ADCS) has warned.

The government’s white paper also proposes widening the role of virtual school heads to include adopted children in response to figures showing that adopted children underperform in education relative to their peers’.

Read the full article via Community Care: Push for academy schools raises ‘grave concerns’ about impact on safeguarding

Key publications

ADCS Press Release (March 2016): Implications of the proposals outlined in Education Excellence…

Department for Education (2016) Educational Excellence Everywhere

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1 comment on “Push for academy schools raises ‘grave concerns’ about impact on safeguarding

  1. Baxter, Anne

    Interesting article…. Anne

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