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19 Jun '14

News Inner-city schools outperforming rural peers, ONS data shows

'Immigration deficit' could be one factor in why swaths of Suffolk, Norfolk, Kent and Cornwall lag behind capital in getting above-average exam resultsThe successful turnaround of many inner-city schools in recent years has been underscored by fresh official data that shows them pulling ahead of rural and coastal parts of England.With most of London getting above-average exam results, including the boroughs of Hackney, Camden and Lambeth, swaths of Suffolk, Norfolk, Kent, and Cornwall are lagging behind. Continue reading...

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