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Free school meals in Scottish primary schools – data visualisation

TweetWe’ve helped scrape data on free school meals in Scottish schools for The Scotsman’s new data blog. As the percentage of pupils registered for free school meals is an indicator of deprivation (although it has notable flaws*) it provides one … Continue reading

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What is RAISEonline data – and why should it be publicly available?

TweetThere’s a vast store of information about our schools, but access is limited.  Read about why we need to make it freely available… What is it and who runs it? RAISEonline is an online tool commissioned jointly by the then DCSF … Continue reading

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Data: Free Schools and disadvantaged children

TweetSchoolDuggery has published some data on free school meals: “We estimate that fewer than 400 children entitled to free school meals (FSM) are attending the first wave of free schools, according to data supplied under a Freedom of Information Act … Continue reading

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