Features, PublicNet: 4 July, 2014

Stephen Clark discusses how virtual school heads can more accurately monitor looked-after children.

A recent freedom of information request from the Sunday Times shows that 4,852 looked-after children were reported missing between January 2012 and December 2013.

This is a shocking figure; but the fact is that local authorities have difficulty tracking children in care as they are more likely than others to move schools or areas than children not in care.

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