Mon, 24 Sep 2012
Why are children from poorer backgrounds less likely to perform well in reading, writing and maths?
Data released at the weekend shows that pupils who attend low-decile schools will more likely perform below national standards than those at higher-decile schools.
Principals Federation president Paul Drummond told Marcus Lush that the data doesn't offer anything that wasn't known four years ago and falls short of finding a solution for the disparity.
Are national standards helpful?
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