Designing secondary school catchment areas using goal programming.

Brian Robson, C. M S Sutcliffe, J. L G Board

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Falling school rolls have necessitated the widespread revision of school catchment areas. It is argued that an appropriate technique for solving this problem is weighted goal programming. A study of Reading has shown that this technique is feasible and can produce results that dominate those produced by the ad hoc methods of the local education authority.-from Authors
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEnvironment & Planning A|
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherNFER- Nelson
Number of pages14
Publication statusPublished - 1986


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