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Will sponsorship of academies by universities and private schools work?

Will sponsorship of academies by universities and private schools work?

The Conservatives’ plans to force universities and private schools to sponsor academies in a bid to raise standards in the state sector is based on “dubious” evidence, experts have warned.

Theresa May wants both the higher education and the independent school sector to help set up free schools and sponsor academies as part of her social justice agenda and create a “great meritocracy”.

The party’s manifesto outlined plans to make universities to do more to help state as a condition for their charging full tuition fees, while private schools will have to do so in return for keeping their charitable status.

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