PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers
- Sign up to see last 24 hours
Dont have an account?Sign up here
Some academy schools are manipulating admissions rules to select pupils from privileged backgrounds, according to a major report.
The Academies Commission claims some schools are finding ways to "covertly" choose pupils by using extra information on families.
The report comes after research by the Financial Times found academy schools had been overpaid up to £1m this academic year.
Meanwhile, Michael Gove has told friends he has no problem with profit-making firms running academy schools, according to the Independent.
Full access for £22 a month...PoliticsHome PRO Find out more
Summaries and transcripts from TV and radio
31/07/2014 on BBC News
31/07/2014 on World at One, BBC Radio 4
31/07/2014 on Sky News