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28 May '14

News Grammar schools create wider pay gap, research finds

Study finds in areas with selective schools those at the top of the pay scale enjoy a wider margin in pay over those at the bottomAreas with grammar schools create a wider pay gap between winners and losers than among peers in areas with comprehensive schools, research published on Thursday by the Institute of Education found.The researchers found that for workers born in regions with selective schools such as Kent those at the top of the pay scale enjoyed a wider margin in hourly pay rates over those at the bottom of the pay scale than the equivalent gap in areas with comprehensives. Continue reading...

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