Key concerns over the growth of multi-academy trusts highlighted in today’s Commons Education Select Committee report, which calls for ‘tighter restrictions’
A report by the Commons Education Select Committee has said there is “not yet evidence” to support large-scale expansion of multi-academy trusts (MATs), and urges the government to place “tighter restrictions” on their growth.
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There is “not yet the evidence” to support widespread expansion of multi-academy trusts, according to an influential committee of MPs.