“Councils better at turning around failing schools than academy chains, report says”

” … the report, which looks at 429 council-run schools rated as inadequate in 2013, found that 115 (75 per cent) of 152 schools that stayed with the council became good or outstanding by 2017. …

Meanwhile, only 92 (59 per cent) of the 155 schools that had been inspected since becoming sponsored academies saw their Ofsted ratings improve to good or outstanding during that period. …”

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/councils-academy-chains-failing-schools-inadequate-ofsted-lga-a8432626.html