Lure of higher wages

27th July 2007 at 01:00
Academics at the London School of Economics this week joined the calls for teachers to receive pay increases for working in the toughest schools. Professors John Van Reenen and Stephen Machin argued in the Fabian Review that using the policy to attract the best teachers in key subjects such as maths will help improve social mobility. Tom Hampson, Fabian director, called for a tax on school fees to be used to fund such schools.

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