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The Department for Education has published a new research paper – ‘Formal school interventions in England: cost and effectiveness’ – following a recommendation by the Public Accounts Committee in January 2015.
The study looked at three types of formal intervention: becoming a sponsored academy, appointing an interim executive board (IEB), and issuing a local authority warning notice.
Interim executive boards (IEBs):
The DfE concluded that it is not possible to fairly compare the cost-effectiveness of the different forms of intervention: “Different interventions suit different schools in different circumstances”.
Author: Department for Education
Published: 10/02/2017, by Sam Henson
Last Updated: 05/09/2018, by Tom Fellows