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School selection 'should be balanced'


More than half a million pupils in England are finding out which secondary schools they will attend next autumn. Last year one-in-six did not get the school they wanted. Education law specialist Anita Chopra and Chair of Comprehensive Future Fiona Millar discuss how parents have the right to express a school preference, but how every year many trying to get into over-subscribed schools are left disappointed.

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