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Achievement gap widens once again for pupils in England

A new study has highlighted the growing gap between the achievement of disadvantaged students and their more advantaged classmates. The report by the Social Mobility Commission demonstrates how the gap has widened year-on-year since 2012.

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Time to change attitudes towards education in Scotland, says Minister

Scotland’s Deputy First Minister has called on politicians to celebrate the positives in the country’s education system. Speaking at a recent regional meeting of head teachers in Dundee, John Swinney said that he was “horrified” at how he hears education

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