Diversity , Choice and the Quasi-market : An Empirical Analysis of Secondary Education Policy in England Å

@inproceedings{Bradley2007DiversityC,
  title={Diversity , Choice and the Quasi-market : An Empirical Analysis of Secondary Education Policy in England {\AA}},
  author={Steve Bradley and Jim Taylor},
  year={2007}
}
This article investigates the extent to which exam performance at the end of compulsory education has been affected by three major education reforms: the introduction of a quasi-market following the Education ReformAct (1988); the specialist schools initiative introduced in 1994; and the Excellence in Cities programme introduced in 1999. Using a panel of schools for all state-funded secondary schools in England (1992–2006), we find that only about one-third of the improvement in school exam… CONTINUE READING

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