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The Local Government Association have recently published our research into good practice in supporting children and young people with special educational needs and disability in local areas across England. The report can be read here.

The Department for Education have recently published our research into how alternative provision is arranged and used across England. Based on research with 118 local authorities across England, and visits to 15 local areas, the report can be read here.

The Local Government Association has published Enabling School Improvement, our review of approaches to developing effective local school improvement systems, the role of local authorities, and the importance of partnerships with schools. The report and case studies can be read here.

The Local Government Association has published our research, Enabling Improvement, into the role and models of improvement support for local children's services in England. You can read the report, which includes local case studies, here.