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Parents, not schools, are key to the knowledge gap

5 August 2017

9:00 AM

5 August 2017

9:00 AM

The Education Policy Institute (EPI) has just published a report looking at the attainment gap between disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged 16-year-olds in England — and the news is not good. While the gap has narrowed by three months since 2007, it is still 19.3 months. That is to say, it is as if disadvantaged pupils have received 19.3

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