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Education and Skills Act 2008

Education and Skills Act 2008

2008 CHAPTER 25

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Local education authority

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Part 1: Duty to participate in education or training: England
Chapter 2: Local education authorities and educational institutions etc
Section 11: Duty to promote good attendance

22.Section 11 places a new duty on certain educational institutions in England to promote attendance for the purpose of enabling young people to meet the duty to participate under section 2.  The duty applies to the governing body of community, foundation or voluntary schools, of community or foundation special schools, of pupil referral units, and of further education institutions. The LSC will be asked to place the same duty on the private providers that it funds, through its existing power to attach conditions to funding under section 6 of the 2000 Act.

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