Evidence and education policy - Some reflections and allegations

  • Goldstein H
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Abstract

The paper reflects on the use by the UK central government of statistical evidence in educational policy matters. Particular attention is given to school league tables. The paper is generally critical of government attitudes, but suggests that progress towards rational decision?making does occur.
The paper reflects on the use by the UK central government of statistical evidence in educational policy matters. Particular attention is given to school league tables. The paper is generally critical of government attitudes, but suggests that progress towards rational decision?making does occur.

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  • Education policy
  • Evidence-based policy
  • League tables

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  • Harvey Goldstein

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