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Pay scales can present a problem

National pay scales for teachers have a damaging impact on school standards and pupil achievement, according to a study by researchers from the University of Bristol. In areas where private-sector salaries significantly outstrip teachers' wages, pupils can drop up to one GCSE grade in one subject, the academics said.

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