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December 2016 edition of the research bulletin (PDF, 12 pages)

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LG Infom
The latest metrics that have been added to LG Inform this month. 

Regional Schools Commissioner (RSC) areas across England research
The National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) have published new research providing the latest snapshot of the evolving school system in England, examining how academisation varies between and within Regional Schools Commissioner areas.

What if we eradicated obesity? Looking back from 2050
This essay from The Kings Fund, takes a hypothetical look back from the year 2050 at the impact of the 'obesity epidemic' in the first year of the 21st century.