On-line publications

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The report of a seminar on school admissions held by RISE (Research and Information on State Education) in London on 5 March 2015.

At the seminar, Professor John Coldron outlined the findings of his RISE review of admissions and Dr Elizabeth Passmore (Chief Adjudicator) and John Freeman (former Director of Children’s Services) responded.

7 September 2015

Report of a Conference organised by RISE in 1994.
(Previously only available in print, published on-line for the first time in May 2021.)

Researched by Janet Ouston and Val Klenowski, this report surveyed parents about their involvement and opinions following the inspection of their children's schools. (1994)
(Previously only available in print, published on-line for the first time in May 2021.)

Researched and compiled by Gillian Beattie-Smith, this dossier identifies countries where class size is regulated and examines some of the methods adopted for its regulation, particularly in primary schools. (1994)
(Previously only available in print, published on-line for the first time in May 2021.)

A research project by Janet Ouston and Suzanne Hood (2000).
(Previously only available in print, published on-line for the first time in January 2017.)

A study of school reports and parents' evenings by Alison Clark and Sally Power (1998).
(Previously only available in print, published on-line for the first time in January 2017.)

A study of parental involvement in policy-making by Maureen O'Connor (1994).
(Previously only available in print, published on-line for the first time in January 2017.)

Research by Anne West, Hazel Pennell and Philip Noden (1997).
(Discussion paper previously only available in print published on-line for the first time in November 2016.)

Review of research on school admissions in England by Professor John Coldron (2015).

Report of the RISE seminar School Governance – what we know now and what will the future hold? held in London on 8th October 2013.