Primary Education News

31 Aug '14

News Poverty inquiry finds growing inequality in schools

Gulf between children from low- and high-income families is starker than ever, leading to social isolation and bullyingParents are increasingly struggling to pay for their children's school uniform, lunches and study equipment, a report on child poverty will warn this autumn.The Children's Commission on Poverty, an 18-month inquiry that is due to report to the government in the coming weeks, has heard that classrooms across the country are witnessing a growing crisis in which the gulf between children from low- and high-income families is starker than ever. Continue reading...

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