Majority of Parents Worried Over Rapid School Changes Says Survey

A recent survey reveals that 73% of 1000 parents surveyed are worried that pressures on schools to implement initiatives in a short time could harm their child’s education 71% believed that academies and free schools will not raise standards.

The survey conducted on behalf of the National Association of Head Teachers has found that nearly three-quarters of parents worry that the pace of change in schools damages their child’s education and are sceptical that academies and free schools will improve matters.

According to the Guardian news, a further 62% of parents believed that the government’s introduction of “tougher” exams at GCSE and A-level will either make no difference or make standards worse.


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