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Free schools programme 'underserves' educationally disadvantaged pupils

Areas with entrenched academic underperformance have not been well served by the free schools programme, according to the Education Policy Institute. 

White working class areas are being particularly ignored by the initiative, which was launched by the coalition government in 2011 to offer more state-funded school places, says the Education Policy Institute (EPI) report. Read more.