National and Local Government Raising Standards Across Schools: Mathematics Attainment in Primary Schools

Peter Rudd, Matthew Walker, Christopher Savory

01 July 2005

How do national and local government work together to raise schools standards? This review of relevant literature provides an up-to-date picture of the context within which this educational priority is being implemented.

Useful diagrams explain the LEA role in school improvement and local and national partnership activities. An extensive reference list and recommendations for further reading are included, making the report an invaluable reference tool.

The report is important reading for local authority staff, schools and policy makers concerned with raising school standards.

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