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Social mobility: Poorer children ‘making less progress’

3.03.2017

27 February 2017 From the section Education & Family

The Social Mobility Commission said poorer pupils were often overtaken by their better-off peers even if they had outperformed them at primary school.
The gap, which was most apparent in poor white children, has widened every year since 2012.
The Department for Education accepted it had «more to do» on the issue.