Excellence in Cities: The national evaluation of a policy to raise standards in urban schools 2000-2003

Lesley Kendall, Sarah Golden, Lisa O'Donnell, Marian Morris, Simon Rutt, Ian Schagen, Kate Ridley, Sheila Stoney, Sandra McNally, Anne West, Stephen Machin, Costas Meghir, Philip Noden

23 November 2005

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In 2000, a consortium consisting of the NFER, the Centre for Educational Research (CER) and the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) at the London School of Economics (LSE), and the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) were commisioned to undertake an evaluation of Excellence in Cities (EiC) in secondary schools, to cover the period up to the end of the academic year 2002/2003.