Poorer Children’s Educational Attainment

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The aspirations, attitudes and behaviour of parents and children play an important part in explaining why poor children typically do worse at school. This report from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation reveals where the disadvantage gaps are and where we might find answers to reduce this inequality. The research also suggests the potential benefits of finding robust policy interventions: 25 percent of the attainment gap between rich and poor children at GCSE level might be closed if we could even out differences in attitudes, aspirations and behaviours. Leadership Briefing Issue 4.12 (48)

DATE: 31/03/2010
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